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ID: 7013961
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013961

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of West Virginia (state)  West Virginia (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 080 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -80.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by mammoth-hunters 12,000 BCE, by Archaic People 9,000 BCE and Mound Builders ca. 500 BCE, then Fort Ancient people; Iroquois League dominated by 1650; Europeans settled in 17th-18th cen.; invaded by British during Revolution; pro-Union in Civil War.

Names:
West Virginia (preferred,C,V,English)  ............ "Virginia" was term originally applied to larger area, named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, "the Virgin Queen"
WV (C,V,USPS)
Анăç Вирджини (C,U,Chuvash)
Ныгуылæн Вирджини (C,U,Ossetian/Ossetic)
Albugang Virginia (C,U,Pampanga)
Batı Virginia (C,U,Turkish)
Eʼeʼaahjí Bijiniyah Hahoodzo (C,U,Navajo)
Gʻarbiy Virjiniya (C,U,Uzbek)
Gorllewin Virginia (C,U,Welsh)
Günbatısı Virginiya (C,U,Gagauz)
Ìwọ̀orùn Firginia (C,U,Yoruba)
Kanlurang Virginia (C,U,Tagalog)
Kuarahyresẽ Virginia (C,U,Guarani)
Lääne-Virginia (C,U,Estonian)
Länsi-Virginia (C,U,Finnish)
Mendebaldeko Virginia (C,U,Basque)
Mountain State (C,U,English)
Nyugat-Virginia (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Oarje-Virginia (C,U,Northern Sami)
Okcidenta Virginio (C,U,Esperanto)
Qərbi Virciniya (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Rietumvirdžīnija (C,U,Latvian)
Sî Virginia (C,U,Chinese, Hakka)
State of West Virginia (C,U,English)
Tây Virginia (C,U,Vietnamese)
Vakarū Virdžinėjė (C,U,Samogitian)
Vakarų Virdžinija (C,U,Lithuanian)
Vestur-Virginía (C,U,Icelandic)
Vest-Virginia (C,U,Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Vest-Virginia (Norwegian)
Vijini de Lwès (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Virchinia Occidental (C,U,Aragonese)
Virginia an Iar (C,U,Scots Gaelic)
Virginia Barat (C,U,Malay (macrolanguage))
Virginia Barat (Indonesian)
Virgínia de lOest (C,U,Catalan)
Virginia del West (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Virginia de Vest (C,U,Romanian)
Virginia du Ponant (C,U,Arpitan)
Virginia Occidental (C,U,Ladino)
Virginia Occidental (Spanish)
Virgínia Occidentala (C,U,Occitan)
Virginia Occidentale (C,U,Italian)
Virginia Occidentalis (C,U,Latin)
Virgínia Ocidental (C,U,Portuguese)
Virginia Ossidental (C,U,Piemontese)
Virgìnia Otzidentale (C,U,Sardinian)
Virginia Thiar (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Virginia Tlāpcopa (C,U,Nahuatl)
Virginia Tutrimt (C,U,Kabyle)
Virginia Uccidintali (C,U,Sicilian)
Virginie-Occidentale (C,U,French)
Virginnia Oççidentâ (C,U,Ligurian)
Vîrjînyaya Rojava (C,U,Kurdish)
Virxinia Occidental (C,U,Galician)
Virxinia Occidental (Asturian)
Vyrjynia West (C,U,Cornish)
Wast Virginie (C,U,Scots)
Wescht Wirschini (C,U,Pennsylvania German)
Westal Virginia (C,U,Ido)
West-Firginia (C,U,Western Frisian)
West-Virginia (C,U,Low German)
Westvirginia (C,U,Anglo-Saxon)
West Virginia suyu (C,U,Ayamará)
West Virginia suyu (Quechuan)
Wes-Virginië (C,U,Afrikaans)
Wilikinia Komohana (C,U,Hawaiian)
Wirginia Zachodnia (C,U,Polish)
Yn Virjeeney Heear (C,U,Gaelic, indigenous Manx)
Zachodńo Wirgińijo (C,U,Silesian)
Zahodna Virginija (C,U,Slovene)
Zapadna Virdzinija (C,U)
Zapadna Virginia (C,U,Croatian)
Zapadna Virginia (Bosnian)
Západná Virgínia (C,U,Slovak)
Západní Virginie (C,U,Czech)
ዌስት ቨርጂኒያ (C,U,Amharic)
וועסט ווירדזשיניע (C,U,Yiddish)
Западна Вирджиния (C,U,Bulgarian)
Штат Заходняя Віргінія (C,U,Belarusian)
ویسٹ ورجینیا (C,U,Panjabi, Western)
Вадывел Виргини (C,U,Western Mari)
غەربىي ۋىرگىنىيە شىتاتى (C,U,Uyghur)
Баруун Вирджини (C,U,Russia Buriat)
וירגיניה המערבית (C,U,Hebrew )
Көнбатыш Виргиния (C,U,Tatar)
पश्चिम वर्जीनिया (C,U,Hindi)
웨스트버지니아 주 (C,U,Korean)
مغربی ورجینیا (C,U,Urdu)
فيرجينيا الغربية (C,U,Arabic)
वेस्ट भर्जिनिया (C,U,Nepali)
ವೆಸ್ಟ್ ವರ್ಜೀನಿಯ (C,U,Kannada)
ڤیرجینیای ڕۆژاوا (C,U,Central Kurdish)
รัฐเวสต์เวอร์จิเนีย (C,U,Thai)
დასავლეთი ვირჯინია (C,U,Georgian)
Західна Вірджинія (C,U,Ukrainian)
ڤیرجینیا أفتونئشین (C,U,Northern Luri)
ਪੱਛਮੀ ਵਰਜਿਨੀਆ (C,U,Panjabi, Eastern)
ویرجینیای غربی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
Касвел Виргиний (C,U)
Баруун Виржини (C,U,Mongolian)
Көнбайыш Виргиния (C,U,Bashkir)
Западная Виргиния (C,U,Russian)
ウェストバージニア州 (C,U,Japanese)
Δυτική Βιρτζίνια (C,U,Greek)
वेस्त भर्जिनिया (C,U,Newari)
အနောက် ဗာဂျီးနီးယားပြည်နယ် (C,U,Burmese)
மேற்கு வர்ஜீனியா (C,U,Tamil)
غربی ویرجینیا (C,U,Mazanderani)
Батыс Виргиния (C,U,Kazakh)
غرب ویرجینیا ایالتی (C,U,Azerbaijani, South)
वेस्‍ट वर्जिनिया (C,U,Sanskrit)
Барун Виирҗин (C,U,Kalmyk)
فيرجينيا الغربيه (C,U,Arabic, Egyptian)
西維吉尼亞州 (C,U,Chinese)
Западна Вирџинија (C,U,Serbian)
Западна Вирџинија (Macedonian)
पश्चिम भर्जिनिया (C,U,Pali)
పశ్చిమ వర్జీనియా (C,U,Telugu)
പടിഞ്ഞാറൻ വിർജീന്യ (C,U,Malayalam)
Малхбузера Виргини (C,U,Chechen)
वेस्ट व्हर्जिनिया (C,U,Marathi)
পশ্চিম ভার্জিনিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
Արևմտյան Վիրջինիա (C,U,Armenian)
Арҕаа Вирдьиния (C,U,Yakut)
西維珍尼亞州 (C,U,Chinese, Yue)
ওয়েস্ট ভার্জিনিয়া (C,U,Bishnupriya Manipuri)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of West Virginia (state)  ............  West Virginia (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  separated from Virginia over issue of secession from the Union in 1861, formally a state since June 20, 1863
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Charleston .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, West Virginia, Kanawha county) [7013583]

Sources and Contributors:
ዌስት ቨርጂኒያ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
וועסט ווירדזשיניע..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Западна Вирджиния..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Штат Заходняя Віргінія..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ویسٹ ورجینیا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Вадывел Виргини..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
غەربىي ۋىرگىنىيە شىتاتى..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Баруун Вирджини..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
וירגיניה המערבית..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Көнбатыш Виргиния..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
पश्चिम वर्जीनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
웨스트버지니아 주..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
مغربی ورجینیا..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
فيرجينيا الغربية..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
वेस्ट भर्जिनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ವೆಸ್ಟ್ ವರ್ಜೀನಿಯ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ڤیرجینیای ڕۆژاوا..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
รัฐเวสต์เวอร์จิเนีย..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
დასავლეთი ვირჯინია..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Західна Вірджинія..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ڤیرجینیا أفتونئشین..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ਪੱਛਮੀ ਵਰਜਿਨੀਆ..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ویرجینیای غربی..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Касвел Виргиний..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Баруун Виржини..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Көнбайыш Виргиния..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Западная Виргиния..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ウェストバージニア州..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Δυτική Βιρτζίνια..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
वेस्त भर्जिनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
အနောက် ဗာဂျီးနီးယားပြည်နယ်..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
மேற்கு வர்ஜீனியா..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
غربی ویرجینیا..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Батыс Виргиния..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
غرب ویرجینیا ایالتی..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
वेस्‍ट वर्जिनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Барун Виирҗин..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
فيرجينيا الغربيه..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
西維吉尼亞州..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Западна Вирџинија..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
पश्चिम भर्जिनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
పశ్చిమ వర్జీనియా..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
പടിഞ്ഞാറൻ വിർജീന്യ..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Малхбузера Виргини..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
वेस्ट व्हर्जिनिया..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
পশ্চিম ভার্জিনিয়া..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Արևմտյան Վիրջինիա..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Арҕаа Вирдьиния..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
西維珍尼亞州..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
ওয়েস্ট ভার্জিনিয়া..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Анăç Вирджини..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Ныгуылæн Вирджини..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Albugang Virginia..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Batı Virginia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Eʼeʼaahjí Bijiniyah Hahoodzo..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Gʻarbiy Virjiniya..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Gorllewin Virginia..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Günbatısı Virginiya..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Ìwọ̀orùn Firginia..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Kanlurang Virginia..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Kuarahyresẽ Virginia..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Lääne-Virginia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Länsi-Virginia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Mendebaldeko Virginia..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Mountain State..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Nyugat-Virginia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Oarje-Virginia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Okcidenta Virginio..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Qərbi Virciniya..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Rietumvirdžīnija..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Sî Virginia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
State of West Virginia..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Tây Virginia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vakarū Virdžinėjė..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vakarų Virdžinija..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vestur-Virginía..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vest-Virginia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vijini de Lwès..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virchinia Occidental..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia an Iar..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Barat..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virgínia de lOest..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia del West..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia de Vest..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia du Ponant..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Occidental..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virgínia Occidentala..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Occidentale..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Occidentalis..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virgínia Ocidental..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Ossidental..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virgìnia Otzidentale..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Thiar..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Tlāpcopa..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Tutrimt..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginia Uccidintali..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginie-Occidentale..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virginnia Oççidentâ..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vîrjînyaya Rojava..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Virxinia Occidental..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Vyrjynia West..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Wast Virginie..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Wescht Wirschini..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Westal Virginia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
West-Firginia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
West Virginia..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:1017-1018
..........................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:356
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
..........................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000348
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
West-Virginia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Westvirginia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
West Virginia suyu..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Wes-Virginië..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Wilikinia Komohana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Wirginia Zachodnia..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
WV..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1258
Yn Virjeeney Heear..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Zachodńo Wirgińijo..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Zahodna Virginija..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Zapadna Virdzinija..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Zapadna Virginia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Západná Virgínia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Západní Virginie..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1017-1018; 2:1017-1018
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 356; 29:356
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4826850
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000348
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1258
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Virginia
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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