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Searchable Map and Satellite View of Richmond using Google Earth Data (45-degree view available)Satellite view showing Richmond, capital city of the State of Virginia in the United States. The city is located in the east-central part of the state in the Piedmont region of Virginia at the head of navigation of the James River, about 100 mi (175 km) south of Washington D.C..
Richmond was founded in 1737 by planter William Byrd II, the town was incorporated in 1742, and became the capital of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia in 1780, only to be burnt down by the British in 1781. During the American Civil War, Richmond served as the capital of the Confederate States of America. In 1871 Richmond became an independent city.
Today Richmond has a population of just under 215,000 'Richmonders' (in 2014), more than 1.2 million people live in its metropolitan area. The city is home to the University of Richmond.
Just zoom in (+) to see Virginia State Capitol, the seat of the state government of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State Capitol building houses the oldest legislative body in the New World, the Virginia General Assembly, first established in 1619.
The page shows a city map of Richmond with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Richmond International Airport (IATA code: RIC). about 7 mi (11 km) southeast of the city.
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The Virginia State Capitol Building in Richmond.
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|City Coordinates: 37°32′27.5″N 77°25′58.4″W
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