Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is highly populated, and smashes most all stereotypes of Virginia, that one-time Southern state. Though much of it is considered a suburb of metropolitan , the inner suburbs are really cities in their own right, with world class attractions and nightlife, and the ensuing sprawl is likewise dense with its own attractions and culinary gems.
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is a suburb of Washington, DC, in . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

forms part of the urban conglomeration around - inside the beltway. Photo: Protoant, Public domain.

in the state of is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, yet it still offers lots of charm to those who visit. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is located on the in the U.S. state of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


is a county in . is located 25 miles south of Washington, DC and is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Northern Virginia

Latitude of center
38.7307° or 38° 43' 50.7" north
Longitude of center
-77.7119° or 77° 42' 42.9" west
433 feet (132 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: فرجينيا الشمالية
  • Arabic: فيرجينيا الشمالية
  • Catalan: Northern Virginia
  • Catalan: Virginia Septentrional
  • Catalan: Virginia del Nord
  • Catalan: Virgínia Septentrional
  • Catalan: Virgínia del Nord
  • Chinese: 北弗吉尼亚
  • Chinese: 北弗吉尼亞
  • Chinese: 北維吉尼亞
  • Chinese: 北維珍尼亞
  • Czech: Severní Virginie
  • French: Virginie septentrionale
  • Frisian: Noardlik Firginia
  • Greek: Βόρεια Βιρτζίνια
  • Hebrew: וירג'יניה הצפונית
  • Japanese: ノーザン・バージニア
  • Japanese: ノーザン・バージニア地域
  • Japanese: ノースヴァージニア
  • Japanese: 北バージニア
  • Persian: ویرجینیای شمالی
  • Slovak: Northern Virginia
  • Slovak: Severná Virgínia
  • South Azerbaijani: نورترن ویرجینیا
  • Urdu: شمالی ورجینیا

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Northern Virginia. See this page's contributions. Photo: Carol M. Highsmith, Public domain.