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Southcentral Alaska

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Map of Southcentral Alaska
Bear Glacier Lake and Pacific Ocean in the Kenai Fjords

Southcentral Alaska is a part of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is around the Gulf of Alaska. Most of the people of the state live in this part of the state. Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, is here. 40% of the people in Alaska live in or near Anchorage.

The area includes Cook Inlet, the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, the Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound, and the Copper River Valley. Tourism, fishing, and making petroleum are the biggest businesses.

Other towns include Palmer, Wasilla, Kenai/Soldotna, Homer, Seward, Valdez, and Cordova.