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Commonwealth of Virginia
Old Dominion, Mother of Presidents
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)
Lairgest ceetyVirginia Beach
Lairgest metroWashington-Arlington-Alexandria
 • 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
 • Total110,785.67 km2 (42,774.2 sq mi)
Area rank35t
 • Length690 km (430 mi)
 • Width320 km (200 mi)
290 m (950 ft)
Highest elevation1746 m (5,729 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
 • Total8,535,519
 • Rank12t
 • Density79.8/km2 (206.7/sq mi)
 • Density rank14t
 • Median hooseaud income
 • Income rank
 • Offeecial leidEnglish
 • Spoken leid
  • English 86%
  • Spanish 6%
  • Other 8%
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
USPS abbreviation
ISO 3166 codeUS-VA
Trad. abbreviationVa.
Latitude36° 32′ N tae 39° 28′ N
Longitude75° 15′ W tae 83° 41′ W

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 2008-10-28 at the Wayback Machine
  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