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|Satellite view showing Charleston, capital and largest city of the State of West Virginia in the United States. The city is located in the Allegheny Mountains, along Kanawha River, at the mouth of the Elk River, in the south-central part of the state.
With the outbreak of the Civil War, Virginia seceded from the Union in 1861, while the western part of Virginia decided to stay with the Union, West Virginia became the 35th state in the Union in 1863 and the city became finally West Virginia's capital in 1877.
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Today Charleston has a population of about 49,700 inhabitants, 220,000 people live in the greater metropolitan area (in 2015).
The city is home to the West Virginia Division of Culture and History which operates five historic sites and museums including the West Virginia State Museum.
The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences is a facility dedicated to performing arts, visual arts, and the sciences.
Charleston Civic Center comprises the Civic Center Coliseum, the Little Theater, and the Charleston Convention Center.
Just zoom in to see West Virginia State Capitol, seat of the government for West Virginia.
The map shows a city map of Charleston with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Yeager Airport (IATA code: CRW), about 3 mi (5 km) east of the central business district.
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||Local Time Charleston:
Friday-April-28 2017 18:46Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
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|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
City Coordinates: 38°20′50″N 81°38′0″W
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