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The location of the US state of West Virginia can be visualized easily by viewing the Labeled Map of West Virginia. This state is considered as a landlocked state, in the US. It recognized as the only state situated within the region of Appalachian Mountain ranges, which is a part of the central-eastern mainland. In the north and east, West Virginia has borders with Pennsylvania and Virginia. In the southwest, it has borders with Kentucky.
Labeled Map of West Virginia
Further, in the east, Ohio River has borders with Ohio and the River Potomac that created the West Virginia state’s border with Maryland. The nickname of this state is known as, “The Mountain State.” By viewing the general labeled map of West Virginia state in the US, it is possible to understand the location of the state capital Charleston, populated places and major cities, lakes and rivers, principal highways, interstate highways and railroads.
The state of West Virginia occupies an area of 24,230 square miles or 62,755 kilometers. When compared, this area is considered to be slightly larger than half the size of Bulgaria. When compared with other US states, the area of West Virginia is equivalent to almost three times of the size of New Jersey or about half the size of Mississippi. The major rivers that flow in the state, include the New River, the Gauley River, the Kanawha River, the Guyandotte River, the Monongahela River, the Elk River, and the Ohio River. The population count of West Virginia state is about 1.79 million people as per estimates of 2019. Christianity is the main religion professed by the West Virginians. Other religions followed, include Protestants and United Methodists.
Labeled Map of West Virginia Printable
According to the labeled map of West Virginia with states, the US state of West Virginia has fifty-five counties. At the time of the Wheeling Convention held in 1861, fifty counties existed, and prior to this West Virginia was found to be a part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. West Virginia is managed by a county government.
Labeled Map of West Virginia with Cities
The labeled map of West Virginia with cities, shows that it has several cities wherein the population count is more than 10,000 count. They are Weirton and Wheel city, Vienna, South Charleston, Saint Albans, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Martinsburg, Huntington, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Charleston, Bluefield, and Beckley.
Labeled West Virginia Map with Capital
From the labeled West Virginia with capital, it is possible to view the image of the state capital city, Charleston. The image depicts the Italian Renaissance-style building that is situated at the Kanawha River in Charleston city. This capital city houses the building of West Virginia Legislature including the office of the Governor of West Virginia. The capital city of this state has a population count of 47,200 people. The metropolitan area of Charleston is the largest in the state with a population count of 211,000 people. It is considered as the seat of the County of Kanawha, and the largest capital city of the state.