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Science In Your Backyard: Virginia


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Virginia State Facts

Image of Virginia with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Richmond(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 39,594 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 8,001,024
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Rogers at 5,729 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Grayson-Smyth
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Buckingham County approx. 5 miles southwest of Buckingham
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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