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Location of Kotzebue in Alaska
Location of Kotzebue in Alaska
Coordinates: 66°53′50″N 162°35′8″W / 66.89722°N 162.58556°W / 66.89722; -162.58556Coordinates: 66°53′50″N 162°35′8″W / 66.89722°N 162.58556°W / 66.89722; -162.58556
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
BoroughNorthwest Arctic
Area
 • Total28.7 sq mi (74.2 km2)
 • Land27.0 sq mi (69.9 km2)
 • Water1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,201
 • Density111.53/sq mi (43.14/km2)
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Time zoneUTC-9 (AKST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP code
99752
FIPS code02-41830
WebsiteCity of Kotzebue, Alaska

Kotzebue is a city in the United States. It is found in the state of Alaska. Kotzebue is the largest city in the Northwest Arctic Borough. Ralph Wien Memorial Airport is the only airport in the Borough.

Kotzebue is at the end of the Baldwin Peninsula in the Kotzebue Sound. It is 33 miles (53 km) north of the Arctic Circle on Alaska's western coast.

Kotzebue is a gateway to Kobuk Valley National Park.[2]

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