Little Diomede is an island off of the coast of western Alaska. It is the smaller of the two Diomede Islands located in the middle of the Bering Strait between the Alaska mainland and Siberia. Its neighboring island Big Diomede is less than 2.4 mi (3.9 km) to the west, but is part of Russia and west of the International Date Line. As of the 2010 census, Little Diomede had a population of 110, down from its recorded peak of 178 in 1990.
The entirety of the island is in the City of Diomede (Inupiat: Iŋaliq
meaning "the other one" or "the one over there").
The island is not part of any organized borough, so some services are provided directly by the state.
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