VIRGINIA

The state is bordered by Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Virginia borders on the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. The State is located in the South-Atlantic United States. Virginia is the 35th largest U.S. state with about 42,774.2 square miles in land area. It is also the 14th most densely populated state and its ranked as the 12th most populated state with over 8,260,405 people in population. Virginia's region was inhabited by Native Americans prior to the European settlement in Jamestown which was the first permanent English North American settlement founded in 1607. Few centuries after this incidence brought about the American Revolution and the Civil War to state (Virginia) region. Virginia was then admitted to the state union on June 25, 1788 to become the 10th U.S. state to be created.

Virginia is well known for its most valuable industry in the community, business and personal services, which provides revenue through private, hotels and motels, health care, computer programming, engineering companies and repair shops.

Virginia is also known to have a rapid growth in the technology sector, with business in this sector, like computer programmers, consultants, engineers and researchers which are generated by the federal government. Virginia is also known to be the home to the world's largest internet service provider.

Landmarks in Virginia includes; Arlington House (The Robert E. Lee Memorial); Arlington National Cemetery, established on the Arlington house grounds; Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery, known to be the smallest national cemetery in the country; Cape Charles Light, located in Northampton county, it is the tallest lighthouse in Virginia and the second tallest nationwide; Colonial Williamsburg, this landmark consists of many of the buildings that formed the original colonial capital of Williamsburg in James City County; George Washington Masonic Memorial; A 3,565 seat Landmark Theater; Marine Corps War Memorial, which dedicated to all marines who lost their lives in the service of the country since 1775; Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, features a four-lane tunnel that is 4,800 feet long, and 3.2 miles of twin trestle, two man-made portal islands and cost $400 million to build; The Pentagon, known to be the headquarters of U.S. department of defense; Tomb of the Unknowns.

Virginia familiarity and uniqueness can't be compared to some state in the country, that feeling has brought unity among the state citizen. The state is about love, as there is a lot of love in the state. The state is known to have histories than any other state, folks from the state are also known to be young at heart, healthy and happy. You can be sure of the word beauty everywhere you go in the state; mountains, beach, rivers, and even underground, they are all beautifully created. You will fall in love with the state meal at first bite, as they are always properly garnished. There are lots of waterfall in Wisconsin, and the hiking trails are phenomenal. Music is also enjoyable in the state, different genres from bluegrass, to other genres. Lastly the excitement of bigger cities is way too close to perceive, and it should be known that family is very much important in the state, this same feeling goes to friends. Living in the state guarantees much fun in general.

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