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Portsmouth is an independent city in southeast Virginia, United States. It lies across the Elizabeth River from Norfolk. As of the 2020 census, the population was 97,915. It's the 9th-most populous city in Virginia and is part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area.
Independent city in Virginia, United States
|Coordinates: 36°50′04″N 76°20′30″W|
|County||None (Independent city)|
|Named for||Portsmouth, England|
|• Mayor||Shannon Glover|
|• Total||46.68 sq mi (120.91 km2)|
|• Land||33.30 sq mi (86.25 km2)|
|• Water||13.38 sq mi (34.66 km2)|
|Elevation||20 ft (6 m)|
|• Rank||9th in Virginia|
|• Density||2,940.39/sq mi (1,135.29/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||757, 948 (planned)|
|GNIS feature ID||1497102|
The Norfolk Naval Shipyard is a historic and active U.S. Navy facility located in Portsmouth.