Saturday, January 26, 2008


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Capital Richmond
Area 40,767 sq mi
105,586 sq km
(2000 census) 7,078,515
Major Cities
(2000 census) Virginia Beach (425,257), Norfolk (234,403),
Chesapeake (199,184), Richmond (197,790),
Newport News (180,150)
Major Rivers Potomac, Rappahannock, James, York, Roanoke
Highest Point Mt. Rogers
5,729 feet
1,746 meters
Industry transportation equipment, textiles, food processing, printing, electrical equipment, chemicals, tobacco products
Agriculture beef cattle, poultry, dairy products, tobacco, hogs, soybeans
Minerals and Resources coal, crushed stone, lime, construction sand and gravel