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Encyclopedia > Langley, Virginia

Langley is an unincorporated community in the census-designated place of McLean in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Boundaries of the McLean CDP as of 2003. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ...


The community was essentially absorbed into McLean many years ago, although there is still a Langley High School, nicknamed the Saxons. In addition to being a bedroom community for Washington, D.C., the area is the site of the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency. Langley is often used as a metonym for the CIA. Nickname: the District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Official website: http://www. ... The CIAs seal features an eagle atop a sixteen-point compass. ... In rhetoric and cognitive linguistics, metonymy (in Greek μετά (meta) = after/later and όνομα (onoma) = name) (IPA: mə-tŏnə-mē) is the use of a single characteristic to identify a more complex entity. ...


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Coordinates: 38.9464996° N -77.1588685° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...


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Langley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (354 words)
Langley is a Canadian federal electoral district in British Columbia, which encompasses the above city and district municipality of Langley, British Columbia, as well as numerous Indian reserves named Langley No. 1, Langley No. 2, Langley No. 3 and so on.
Langley is a provincial electoral district centred on Langley, British Columbia.
The first Langley (CV-1) was the first aircraft carrier of the Navy, converted from the collier Jupiter in 1922, and sunk in February 1942 by the Japanese.
Langley, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (142 words)
Langley is an unincorporated community in the census-designated place of McLean in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
Langley is often used as a metonym for the CIA.
This Virginia state location article is a stub.
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