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Virginia

Data & Facts

Virginia Flag
State Name
Virginia  - State Abbr.: VA
Statehood
25-Jun-1788
 - Statehood Ranking: 10
Land Area
39,594 sqaremiles  (102,545 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 37
Population
7,078,515
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Richmond
Biggest City
Virginia Beach
Nickname
The Old Dominion State
Motto
"Sic Semper Tyrannis" (== Thus Always to Tyrants)
Highest Point
1.746 m / 5,728 ft (Mt. Rogers)
Lowest Point
Meershöhe
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
American Dogwood (Cornus florida)
Flower
American Dogwood (Cornus florida)
Bird
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Song
"Carry Me Back To Old Virginny" (by James Bland)

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Richmond, Virginia State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 37.538826 / Lon: -77.43373
Degree

 
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