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Official seal of Charleston, West Virginia
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Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Government
 • Mayor Danny Jones
Area
 • City 32.7 sq mi (84.7 km2)
 • Land 31.6 sq mi (81.9 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Population
 (2006 Estimate)
 • City 50,846
 • Density 1,690/sq mi (652.7/km2)
 • Metro
307,763

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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