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Anchorage (Alaska)

LC control no.n 81028135
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingAnchorage (Alaska)
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Geographic subdivision usageAlaska--Anchorage
Variant(s)Municipality of Anchorage (Alaska)
Анкъридж (Alaska)
Ankŭridzh (Alaska)
Ancoraria (Alaska)
Ankoridžas (Alaska)
アンカレッジ (Alaska)
Ankarejji (Alaska)
アンカレッジ自治市 (Alaska)
Ankarejji Jichi-shi (Alaska)
Анкоридж (Alaska)
Ankoridzh (Alaska)
Енкориџ (Alaska)
Enkoridž (Alaska)
Ankorydz︠h︡ (Alaska)
Муніципія Анкориджа (Alaska)
Munit︠s︡ypii︠a︡ Ankorydz︠h︡a (Alaska)
See alsoGreater Anchorage Area Borough (Alaska)
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Beginning date1914
19201123
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedAlaska
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Old catalog heading: Anchorage, Alaska
Found inGeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 61°13ʹ05ʺN 149°54ʹ01ʺW)
Wikipedia, June 14, 2011 (Anchorage, Alaska; officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) Bulgarian page (Анкъридж = Ankŭridzh) Latin page (Ancoraria) Lithuanian page (Ankoridžas) Japanese page (アンカレッジ = Ankarejji; アンカレッジ自治市 = Ankarejji Jichi-shi) Russian page (Анкоридж = Ankoridzh) Serbian page (Енкориџ = Enkoridž) Ukrainian page (Анкоридж = Ankorydz︠h︡; Муніципія Анкориджа = Munit︠s︡ypii︠a︡ Ankorydz︠h︡a)
Wikipedia, Aug. 12, 2013 (Anchorage, Alaska; officially called the Municipality of Anchorage; settled 1914; incorporated Nov. 23, 1920 (City of Anchorage); Jan. 1, 1964 (Greater Anchorage Area Borough); Sept. 15, 1975 (current Municipality of Anchorage, which combined the two); In 1975, the City of Anchorage and the Greater Anchorage Area Borough (which includes Eagle River, Girdwood, Glen Alps, and several other communities) merged into the geographically larger Municipality of Anchorage.)
A history of the unification of the City of Anchorage and the Greater Anchorage Area Borough, 1977: p. 5-6 (In March 1914 President Wilson signed the bill authorizing construction of the Alaska railroad; the initial boom consisted of 3,000 persons housed in a tent city at a site on Ship Creek) p. 6 (In July 1915 the Alaska Engineering Commission began laying out a townsite)
Geographic area coden-us-ak
Associated languageeng