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Norfolk is in the metro area called Hampton Roads, in the state of Virginia. It is a port city with a large Navy and shipping presence. Other cities in the metro area include Virginia Beach, Newport News, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, as well as several other smaller cities. Norfolk was designated an All-America City in 2013. The West Freemason neighborhood was named by the American Planning Association a Top 10 Great Neighborhood for 2013.

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  1. Naval Station Norfolk is the world's largest naval station.
  2. Norfolk is considered a "Tree City" due to the extensive quantity of trees and flowers in the area.
  3. The General Douglas MacArthur Memorial, located in the 19th century Norfolk court house and city hall in downtown, contains the tombs of the late General and his wife

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