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Official seal of Charleston, West Virginia
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WVMap-doton-Charleston.PNG
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyKanawha
Government
 • MayorDanny Jones
Area
 • City32.7 sq mi (84.7 km2)
 • Land31.6 sq mi (81.9 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Population
 (2006 Estimate)
 • City50,846
 • Density1,690/sq mi (652.7/km2)
 • Metro
307,763
 Metro 2004 Estimate
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Websitehttp://www.cityofcharleston.org

Charleston is the capital city of West Virginia, a state of the United States of America. It is where the Elk and Kanawha Rivers join in Kanawha County. As of the 2000 census, Charleston has 53,421 people living in it, which makes it the largest city in the state. It is the county seat of Kanawha County.

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