Virginie

(Reguidit frae Virginia)

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.

Virginie
Commonwealth of Virginia
Navy blue flag with the circular Seal of Virginia centered on it.
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Offeecial seal o Virginie
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Old Dominion, Mother of Presidents
Motto(s): 
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)
CaipitalRichmond
Lairgest ceetyVirginia Beach
Lairgest metroWashington-Arlington-Alexandria
Govrenment
 • 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
(leet)
Area
 • Total110,785.67 km2 (42,774.2 sq mi)
Aurie rank35t
Dimensions
 • Length690 km (430 mi)
 • Width320 km (200 mi)
Elevation
290 m (950 ft)
Highest elevation1,746 m (5,729 ft)
Lawest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Tot8,535,519
 • Rank12t
 • Density79.8/km2 (206.7/sq mi)
 • Density rank14t
 • Median hooseaud income
$71,535[3]
 • Income rank
10t
Demonym(s)Virginian
Leid
 • Offeecial leidEnglish
 • Spoken leid
  • English 86%
  • Spanish 6%
  • Other 8%
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
USPS abbreviation
VA
ISO 3166 codeUS-VA
Trad. abbreviationVa.
Latitude36° 32′ N tae 39° 28′ N
Longitude75° 15′ W tae 83° 41′ W
Wabsteidwww.virginia.gov

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Factpack" (PDF). Virginia General Assembly. January 11, 2007. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on October 28, 2008. Retrieved October 14, 2008.
  2. Burnham & Burnham 2018, pp. 277
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2017. Retrieved March 16, 2019.

Relatit informationEedit

Precedit bi
New Hampshire
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Ratified Constitution on 25 Juin 1788 (10th)
Succeedit bi
New York