Wast Virginie

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State of West Virginia
Banner o Wast Virginie State seal o Wast Virginie
Flag Seal
Elk-name(s): Mountain State
Motto(s): Montani semper liberi (Mountaineers Are Always Free)
Map o the Unitit States wi Wast Virginie heichlichtit
Offeecial leid(s) nane (de facto Inglis)
Demonym West Virginian
Caipital Charleston
Lairgest ceety caipital
Lairgest metro aurie Charleston metro aurie
Aurie  Rankit 41st in the U.S.
 - Total 24,230 sq mi
(62,755 km2)
 - Width 130 miles (210 km)
 - Length 240 miles (385 km)
 - % watter 0.6
 - Latitude 37° 12′ N tae 40° 39′ N
 - Langitude 77° 43′ W tae 82° 39′ W
Population  Rankit 37t in the U.S.
 - Total 1,855,364 (2011 est)[1]
 - Densitie 77.1/sq mi  (29.8/km2)
Rankit 29t in the U.S.
 - Median hoosehauld income  $38,029 (48t)
 - Heuchest point Spruce Knob[2][3][4]
4,862 ft (1482 m)
 - Mean 1,500 ft  (460 m)
 - Lawest point Potomac River at Virginia border[3][4]
240 ft (73 m)
Afore statehuid Virginia
Admission tae Union  20 Juin 1863 (35t)
Govrenor Earl Ray Tomblin (D)
Lieutenant Govrenor Jeff Kessler (D)
Legislatur West Virginia Legislature
 - Upper hoose Senate
 - Lawer hoose Hoose o Delegates
U.S. Senators Jay Rockefeller (D)
Joe Manchin (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation 1: David McKinley (R)
2: Shelley Moore Capito (R)
3: Nick Rahall (D) (leet)
Time zone Eastren: UTC-5/-4
Abbreviations WV US-WV
Wabsteid wv.gov

Wast Virginie (Listeni/ˌwɛst vərˈɪnjə/, Inglis: West Virginia) is a state in the Appalachie region o the Soothren Unitit States.[5][6][7][8] It is bordered bi Virginia tae the sootheast, Kentucky tae the soothwast, Ohio tae the northwast, Pennsylvania tae the northeast an Maryland tae the east. West Virginia is the 41st maist extensive an the 37t maist populous o the 50 Unitit States. The caipital an lairgest ceety is Charleston.

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  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named PopEstUS
  2. "Spruce Knob Cairn 1956". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HW3570. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  5. Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers
  6. Charles Reagan Wilson and William Ferris, Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1990.
  7. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf U.S. Census Bureau]
  8. Thomas R. Ford and Rupert Bayless Vance, The Southern Appalachian Region, A Survey, Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1962

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Admittit on 20 Juin 1863 (35t)
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