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Norfolk, Virginie
Independent ceety
Ceety o Norfolk
Clockwise frae top: Dountoun Norfolk skyline as viewed frae athort the Elizabeth River, USS Wisconsin battleship museum, Ocean View Pier, The Tide licht rail, ships at Naval Station Norfolk, heestoric homes in Ghent
Clockwise frae top: Dountoun Norfolk skyline as viewed frae athort the Elizabeth River, USS Wisconsin battleship museum, Ocean View Pier, The Tide licht rail, ships at Naval Station Norfolk, heestoric homes in Ghent
Offeecial seal o Norfolk, Virginie
Seal
Motto(s): Crescas (Laitin for, "Thou shalt grow.")
VAMap-doton-Norfolk.PNG
Norfolk, Virginie is locatit in the US
Norfolk, Virginie
Norfolk, Virginie
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 36°55′N 76°12′W / 36.917°N 76.200°W / 36.917; -76.200Coordinates: 36°55′N 76°12′W / 36.917°N 76.200°W / 36.917; -76.200
Kintra Unitit States o Americae
State  Virginie
Foondit 1682
Incorporatit 1736
Govrenment
 • Mayor Paul D. Fraim (D)
Aurie
 • Independent ceety 250 km2 (96 sq mi)
 • Laund 140 km2 (54 sq mi)
 • Watter 110 km2 (42 sq mi)
Elevation 2.13 m (7 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Independent ceety 246,392 (78t)
 • Density 1,733/km2 (4,488/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,047,869
 • Metro 1,672,319
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23501-23515, 23517-23521, 23523, 23529, 23541, 23551
Aurie code(s) 757
Demonym Norfolkian
FIPS code 51-57000[1]
GNIS featur ID 1497051[2]
Wabsteid http://www.norfolk.gov/

Norfolk (/ˈnɔːrfᵿk/ NOR-fək, local /ˈnɒfʊk/ NOF-uuk) is an independent ceety in the Commonweel o Virginie, Unitit States o Americae.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Norfolk haes several sister ceeties:[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Januar 31, 2008. 
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved Januar 31, 2008. 
  3. Sister Cities designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI). Retrieved on September 13, 2010.
  4. Elson T. Elizaga Neglecting Our Ancient City , Letter. Retrieved 10 2012