Virginia is one of the first thirteen states of the United States , which affects both state by its beauty and its ugliness. With mountains in west, east sea, and all kinds of terrain in between, Virginia offers much to travelers who dare to risk it. Regions in there are Northern (Virginia), Is (Virginia), Central (Virginia), Southwest (Virginia) , Shenandoah Valley.
Cities in Virginia: Richmond, Charlottesville, Alexandria, Virginia Beach, and Roanoke. ” Virginia is for lovers “is the enigmatic motto of the tourist office in Virginia. What makes Virginia particularly attractive for lovers remains mysterious, but the region has its strengths: beaches, forests, some of the oldest cities in North America , and the region near the Mid-Atlantic and the deep South.
Virginia is one of the thirteen original colonies, and one of the first states to ratify the Declaration of Independence. Its author, Thomas Jefferson, was in fact a native of Virginia, as eight Presidents of the United States. The land now known as Virginia has been inhabited for hundreds of years by humans, and Indian tribes that live in Virginia and helped the English immigrants, as the Powhatans, had indigenous cultures among the richest of the colonies.
The state of Virginia seceded from the Union in 1861, and has kept a strong legacy of the Civil War, and a strong sense of pride in the South and a sense of independence that prevails in much the state (especially the capital Richmond ) even today.