is a state in the United States and it is also referred
to as the Old Dominion. Located on the Atlantic coast of
the southern part of the country, Virginia is also
referred to as Mother of Presidents, as it is the state
where eight U.S presidents were born.
The Blue Ridge
Mountains influence the climate and geography of this
state. Virginia Beach is the capital of Virginia and
this city is has the highest number of this state’s
There are about eight million residents in
Virginia. It is the 35th largest state in terms of area
and it has an area of about 110,784 square kilometers.
On the east of Virginia there is the Washington, D.C; on
its north there is Maryland; Tennessee and North
Carolina is located on the south of this state; on its
west there is Kentucky; on its east it faces the
Atlantic Ocean and on its west and north it is
surrounded by West Virginia.
Of the various ethnic
groups living in this state, the five main groups are
American, African, English, German and Irish.
is basically a state where most of its people are
Protestants and Catholics. Buddhism, Judaism, Islam and
Hinduism are also followed by some people.