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  1. Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Virginia has launched many award-winning traditional musical artists and internationally successful popular music acts, as well as Hollywood actors. Virginia is known for its tradition in the music genres of old-time string and bluegrass, with groups such as the Carter Family and Stanley Brothers.

  2. Colony of Virginia - Wikipedia

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    The Colony of Virginia, chartered in 1606 and settled in 1607, was the first enduring English colony in North America, following failed proprietary attempts at settlement on Newfoundland by Sir Humphrey Gilbert in 1583, and the subsequent farther south Roanoke Island (modern eastern North Carolina) by Sir Walter Raleigh in the late 1580s.

  3. Virginia, Minnesota - Wikipedia

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    Virginia is a city in St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States, on the Mesabi Iron Range.Virginia prospered as an iron mining community, and is considered the commercial center of the Mesabi Range, serving as a shopping, industrial, educational, and medical hub for the surrounding communities.

  4. Virginia Beach, Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Virginia Beach is an independent city located on the southeastern coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 437,994; in 2019, it was estimated to be 449,974.

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  6. Richmond, Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Colonial era. After the first permanent English-speaking settlement was established in April 1607, at Jamestown, Virginia, Captain Christopher Newport led explorers northwest up the James River to an inhabited area within the Powhatan Nation.

  7. Vienna, Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Vienna (/ v i ˈ ɛ n ə /) is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.As of the 2010 United States Census, it had a population of 15,687. Significantly more people live in ZIP codes with the Vienna postal addresses (22180, 22181, and 22182), bordered approximately by Interstate 66 on the south, Interstate 495 on the east, Route 7 to the north, and Hunter Mill Road to the west, than ...

  8. Winchester, Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Winchester is an independent city located in the northern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States.It is the county seat of Frederick County, although the two are separate jurisdictions.

  9. CSS Virginia - Wikipedia

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    CSS Virginia was the first steam-powered ironclad warship built by the Confederate States Navy during the first year of the American Civil War; she was constructed as a casemate ironclad using the raised and cut down original lower hull and engines of the scuttled steam frigate USS Merrimack.

    • February 17, 1862
    • scuttled May 11, 1862
    • 275 ft (83.8 m)
    • 5–6 knots (9.3–11.1 km/h; 5.8–6.9 mph)
  10. Virginia - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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    Virginia tiene una superficie de 110.785 km² que la convierten en el 35º estado estadounidense por su extensión. [7] Sus estados colindantes son Maryland y el Distrito de Columbia al norte y este; el océano Atlántico al este; Carolina del Norte y Tennessee al sur; Kentucky al oeste y Virginia Occidental al norte y oeste.

  11. Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Statul Virginia, conform originalului din engleză [The] Commonwealth of Virginia (numit astfel după regina Elisabeta I, care a fost cunoscută sub numele de „Regina virgină”, Virgin Queen), este unul din cele 13 state originare ale Statelor Unite ale Americii care s-au revoltat în anii 1775 și 1776 contra regimului britanic.