Virginia is on the east coast of the United States of America, in the South Atlantic region, and falls into the top 15 most populated states in the country (12th). Virginia touches the Atlantic Ocean, and is surrounded by the states of Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and North Carolina. The largest city in the state is Virginia Beach, located on Chesapeake Bay, and is home to a number of historic sites. Virginia is the home of important figures such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
- Co-ordinates: 37.5000° N, 79.0000° W
- Capital: Richmond
- Population: 8.3 Million
- Major Cities: Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk
- Main Attractions: Mount Vernon, Shenandoah National Park, Arlington National Cemetery