Place:Diomede, Nome, Alaska, United States

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NameDiomede
TypeCity
Coordinates65.76°N 168.927°W
Located inNome, Alaska, United States
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Diomede (native name 'Iŋaliq', meaning "the other one" or "the one over there") is a city in the Nome Census Area of the Unorganized Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska, located on Little Diomede Island (native name 'Ignaluk'; formerly known as Krusenstern Island which can also refer to other places however).[1] Little Diomede is the smaller of the two Diomede Islands located in the middle of the Bering Strait between the Alaska mainland and the Russian Far East. Its neighboring island Big Diomede, Russia behind the International Date Line is less than away. The populated area of Diomede lies on the west side of Little Diomede and is the only settlement on the island. The population was 115 at the 2010 census.

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