Tanana is a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is formerly known as Clachotin. Jetté records the Koyukon Athabascan name for the village as Hohudodetlaatl Denh, literally, where the area has been chopped. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.6 square miles (40 square kilometers), of which, 11.6 square miles (30 square kilometers) of it is land and 4.0 square miles (10 square kilometers) of it (25.80%) is water. There were 166 housing units at an average density of 14.4 per square mile (5.5/square kilometers). The racial makeup of the city was 17.86% White, 79.87% Native American, and 2.27% from two or more races.