Virginia Tech and Virginia State University are the state's land-grant universities. The Virginia Military Institute is the oldest state military college. Virginia also operates 23 community colleges on 40 campuses which enrolled more than 228,000 degree-seeking students during the 2018–2019 school year.
Virginia became a state in 1788 after the American Revolution. Before it became a state of the United States, Virginia was one of the Thirteen Colonies of Great Britain. Virginia was founded (started) in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia. The state of West Virginia was part of Virginia until the American Civil War.
Virginia (engl. Aussprache [vɚˈd͡ʒɪnjə]), offiziell Commonwealth of Virginia, ist ein Bundesstaat der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, der Teile der südatlantischen Küstenebene, des Piedmont und der Südappalachen umfasst.
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Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 222,209; in 2019, the population was estimated to be 244,835, making it the second-most populous city in Virginia. Chesapeake is included in the Virginia Beach–Norfolk–Newport News, VA–NC, MSA.
Virginia Woolf was born Adeline Virginia Stephen on 25 January 1882 at 22 Hyde Park Gate in South Kensington, London, to Julia (née Jackson) (1846–1895) and Leslie Stephen (1832–1904), writer, historian, essayist, biographer and mountaineer.
Virginia Gayle Madsen (born September 11, 1961) is an American actress and film producer. She made her film debut in Class (1983), which was filmed in her native Chicago . After moving to Los Angeles , director David Lynch cast her as Princess Irulan in the science fiction film Dune (1984).
West Virginia (/ v ər ˈ dʒ ɪ n i ə / ()) is a state in the Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the northeast, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest.