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Virginie
Commonwealth of Virginia
Eik-name(s): 
Old Dominion, Mother of Presidents
Motto(s): 
Sic semper tyrannis
(Scots: Sicweys Ayeweys tae Teerants)[1]
Anthem: "Our Great Virginia"
Map o the Unitit States wi Virginie hielichted
Map o the Unitit States wi Virginie hielichted
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidColony o Virginie
Admittit tae the Union25 Juin 1788 (10t)
CaipitalRichmond
Lairgest ceetyVirginia Beach
Lairgest metroWashington-Arlington-Alexandria
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRalph Northam (D)
 • Lieutenant GovernorJustin Fairfax (D)
LegislaturGeneral Assemmly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Delegates
JudiciarSupreme Coort o Virginie
U.S. senators
U.S. Hoose delegation
  • 7 Democrats
  • 4 Republicans
(leet)
Area
 • Total110,785.67 km2 (42,774.2 sq mi)
Area rank35t
Dimensions
 • Length690 km (430 mi)
 • Width320 km (200 mi)
Elevation
290 m (950 ft)
Highest elevation1746 m (5,729 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total8,535,519
 • Rank12t
 • Density79.8/km2 (206.7/sq mi)
 • Density rank14t
 • Median hooseaud income
$71535[3]
 • Income rank
10t
Demonym(s)Virginian
Leid
 • Offeecial leidEnglish
 • Spoken leid
  • English 86%
  • Spanish 6%
  • Other 8%
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
USPS abbreviation
VA
ISO 3166 codeUS-VA
Trad. abbreviationVa.
Latitude36° 32′ N tae 39° 28′ N
Longitude75° 15′ W tae 83° 41′ W
Websitewww.virginia.gov

Virginie (Inglis: Virginia), offeecially the Commonweel o Virginie, is a U.S. state locatit in the Sooth Atlantic region o the Unitit States. Virginia is nicknamit the "Old Dominion" an whiles the "Mother o Presidents" efter the aicht U.S. preses born thare. The geography an climate o the Commonwalth are shapit bi the Blue Ridge Mountains an the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for hintle o its flora an fauna. The caipital o the Commonwalth is Richmond; an Virginia Beach is the maist muckle ceety. Fairfax Coonty is the maist populous poleetical subdiveesion. The Commonwalth's population is ower aicht million.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Factpack" (PDF). Virginia General Assembly. 11 Januar 2007. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 28 October 2008. Retrieved 14 October 2008. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 28 October 2008. Retrieved 11 Mairch 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Burnham & Burnham 2018, pp. 277
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2017. Retrieved 16 Mairch 2019.

Relatit information[eedit | eedit soorce]

Precedit bi
New Hampshire
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Ratified Constitution on 25 Juin 1788 (10th)
Succeedit bi
New York