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Maryland and the District of Columbia to the north and east, by North Carolina and Tennessee to the south; by Kentucky to the south west and by West Virginia to the north and west. The states nickname is The Old Dominion.
On the 13th of May in 1607, three English ships, the Susan Constant, the Godspeed and the Discovery with about 145 settlers and sailors, arrived at the west bank of the James River estuary. The motley crew of about 100 settlers had the intention to establish the first settlement in the New World. And so they founded Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America.
Virginia was the first chartered colony, with the original 1606 charter including the entire Eastern Seaboard, but King James I of England revoked the colony's charter in 1624 and placed it under royal rule.
The area of Virginia was part of the original territory of the United States. The Commonwealth entered the Union on 25th June 1788, as the 10th of the original thirteen states.
The Commonwealth of Virginia occupies an area of 110,787 km² (42,775 sq mi) , making Virginia about the size of Bulgaria or Cuba. The state consists of 95 counties.
The Regions of Virginia
Virginia has several distinct geographical regions (from east to west):
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Virginia has a population of about 8.44 million people (2018 est.) . Capital city is Richmond, largest city is Virginia Beach (pop. 453,000), largest metropolitan area is Northern Virginia metropolitan area (NOVA), part of the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area. Other major cities are Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News, Alexandria, and Hampton.
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Largest airport in the state is Washington Dulles International Airport (IATA code: IAD), other major airports are: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (IATA code: DCA), Norfolk International Airport (IATA code: ORF), and Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field; IATA code: RIC).
Cities and Towns in Virginia
The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Virginia:
Largest cities in Virginia with a population of more than 100,000:
Virginia Beach (453,000), Norfolk (245,000), Chesapeake (228,500), Richmond (210,000) Newport News (180,000), Alexandria (146,000), Hampton (137,000)
Other cities and towns in Virginia:
Abingdon, Arlington, Blacksburg, Bluefield, Bristol, Buena Vista, Charlottesville, Chester, Chincoteague, Clifton Forge, Covington, Culpeper, Dale City, Danville, Dillwyn, Emporia, Farmville, Franklin, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Galax, Harrisonburg, Hillsville, Hopewell, Leesburg, Lexington, Luray, Lynchburg, Marion, Martinsville, Monterey, Norton, Onancock, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Pulaski, Radford, Reedville, Reston, Roanoke, Salem, Saluda, South Boston, South Hill, Staunton, Suffolk, Tappahannock, Warrenton, Waynesboro, Williamsburg, Winchester, and Wytheville.
The detailed map below is showing the Commonwealth of Virginia with boundaries, the location of the state capital Richmond, major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.
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Reference Map of Virginia
Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
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