West Virginia

West Virginia
geographical name state E United States capital Charleston area 24,181 square miles (62,871 square kilometers), population 1,808,344 • West Virginian adjective or noun

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  • West-Virginia — (Details) (Detai …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • West Virginia — West Virginian. a state in the E United States. 1,949,644; 24,181 sq. mi. (62,629 sq. km). Cap.: Charleston. Abbr.: WV (for use with zip code), W.Va. * * * State (pop., 2000: 1,808,344), east central U.S. It covers an area of 24,232 sq mi (62,760 …   Universalium

  • West Virginia — (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • West Virginia — • The state bounded by Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, and on Kentucky Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. West Virginia     West Virginia      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • WEST VIRGINIA — WEST VIRGINIA, state in the E. Central section of the U.S. Coal mining has been the predominant industry, but with automation the number of coal miners has declined and there has been some migration out of the state. The Jewish population has… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • West Virginia — West Vir|gi|nia [wɛst və ʤɪni̯ə]; s: Bundesstaat der USA. * * * West Virginia   [ west və dʒɪnɪə], Abkürzung W. Va., postamtlich WV, Bundesstaat im Osten der USA, 62 759 km2, (1999) 1,80 Mio. Einwohner (1960: 1,86 Mio., 1980: 1,95 Mio., 1990:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • West Virginia — → Virginia Occidental …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • West Virginia — [see VIRGINIA2] state of the E U.S., northwest of Va.: admitted, 1863; 24,078 sq mi (62,361 sq km); pop. 1,808,000; cap. Charleston: abbrev. WV or WVa …   English World dictionary

  • West Virginia — This article is about the U.S. state of West Virginia. For other uses, see West Virginia (disambiguation). State of West Virginia …   Wikipedia

  • West Virginia — noun a state in east central United States • Syn: ↑Mountain State, ↑WV • Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state • Part Holonyms: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • West Virginia — Virginie Occidentale Pour les articles homonymes, voir Virginie (homonymie). West Virginia State of West Virginia État de Virginie Occidentale …   Wikipédia en Français

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