Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska

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Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area is a census area located in the state of Alaska, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 6,551. It is part of the unorganized borough and therefore has no borough seat. Its largest communities are the cities of Galena, in the west, and Fort Yukon, in the northeast.



The census area has a total area of 147,843 square miles (382,910 km²), of which, 145,900 square miles (377,878 km²) of it is land and 1,943 square miles (5,032 km²) of it (1.31%) is water. The area is roughly the same size as the U.S. state of Montana. It has the largest area of any county or county-equivalent in the United States. Its population density, at 0.0173 inhabitants/km² (0.0449/sq mi), is the lowest in the United States.

Adjacent boroughs and census areas

Also shares eastern border with the Yukon Territory, Canada.

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