21 March 2011

#50 Virginia, USA | US-1043275

Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; and Virginia Beach is the most populous city. Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The wealthiest is Loudoun County.

State Capital: Richmond
Largest City: Virginia Beach
Admission to Union: June 25, 1788 (10th)
Highest Point: Mount Rogers 5,729 ft (1746 m)
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean - sea level


Date of Issue: January 24, 2003 - American Design: American Clock

Thank you, Jennifer (Winpax) !

Received on: March 21, 2011
Travel time: 6 days
Distance: 7056 km (4384 miles)

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