Virginia – The Old Dominion

Virginia State Capitol in the capital, Richmond

Beautiful nature and eventful history The American state of Virginia was named after the English Queen Elizabeth I. Virginia is one of the 13 founding states of the USA. The first permanent English settlement of the “New World” was established in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia. The capital of Virginia is Richmond. Other major cities in the country are Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Virginia is nicknamed – The Old Dominion…

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