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Entered the Union: June 25, 1788 (10th State)

Virginia Capital City: Richmond

Lagest Cities in Virginia: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond, Newport News, Alexandria, Hampton Roanoke, Portsmouth, Suffolk

Bordering States: Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia

Virginia 2013 Population (Estimate): 8,260,405

Virginia 2010 Population (Estimate): 8,001,031

Origin of State Name: In honor of Elizabeth “Virgin Queen” of England

State Motto: Sic semper tyrannis (Thus always to tyrants)

Virginia Nickname: The Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents

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