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The Old Dominion State
Capital:   Richmond
Motto:   Sic semper tyrannis
Translation:   Thus always to tyrants
Population:   8 million
Area of state:   42,774 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1788

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Virginia, officially known as the "Commonwealth of Virginia" and nicknamed "The Old Dominion State," is bordered by Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Washington, D.C. and the Atlantic Ocean. While Richmond is the state’s capital, the city of Virginia Beach is the state’s most populated city.

Virginia has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 40 members of the State Senate and 100 members of the House of Delegates.

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