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Alexandria is a city in Virginia, with a total population of approximately 147,391. Located along the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately six miles south of downtown Washington, D.C. The historic town is the seventh largest and highest income city in Virginia.
Alexandria is located south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington County. The city is also served by Washington Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Virginia and by Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport near Baltimore, Maryland.
Alexandria Union Station, the city’s historic train station, is served by both Amtrak intercity and Virginia Railway Express regional rail service. The city government operates its own mass transit system, the DASH bus.
Major routes through Alexandria include: State Route 7, King Street, The Capital Beltway, Interstate 395, U.S. 1, the George Washington Memorial Parkway and Duke Street.
Throughout the year, a host of events take place in Alexandria, celebrating holidays, historical figures and the artistic scene Alexandria is renowned for. From annual festivals and parades to art shows, live music, theater, history reenactments and holiday celebrations, Alexandria’s vivacious culture never stops.
The historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town. With its concentration of boutiques, restaurants, antique shops and theaters, it is a major draw for tourists.
Alexandria has an extensive park system with approximately 950 acres spread across 70 major parks and 30 recreation centers.
Landmarks within the city include:
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