Largest Cities in Virginia
Virginia, abbreviated VA or Va., Is a state on the east coast of the United States. It is 105,586 km² and has about 8.1 million inhabitants. The capital is Richmond.
Tobacco, peanuts, apples, sweet potatoes, corn and vegetables, and a greenhouse animal husbandry are especially cultivated. The state also has a chemical industry, textile industry, food industry, furniture industry and paper industry, and there are businesses in electronics and high technology. Coal is also extracted.
The state was founded as an English colony in the 1580s and called Virginia in honor of the “virgin queen” Elizabeth 1. He was the tenth state in the United States in 1788. Virginia was called Old Dominion.
Biggest Cities of Virginia by Population