Virginia is one of the 13 original colonies of the United States. Richmond is the capital, and there are 95 counties, 38 independent cities, 191 incorporated towns, and 362 unincorporated towns in the state.
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- Virginia Beach
Virginia spans over seven US Plant Hardiness Zones, including zones 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, and 8a. The state’s climate is humid subtropical, rising in both humidity and warmth the further south and east one travels. The month of January sees average lows of 26 °F, while July sees average highs of 86 °F.
Agriculture occupies approximately 32% of the state’s land, producing hay, tomatoes, peanuts, soy, and tobacco among others. The state tree is the Flowering (American) Dogwood. Coincidentally, the state flower is that of the same tree. Approximately 65% of the state’s total surface area is covered by forests. There are primarily deciduous trees in the west while evergreens and conifers dominate the central and eastern regions of the state.
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