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VA, Va and variants may refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Places[edit]

  • , Sweden, a village in the municipality of Kristianstad
  • Vatican City (ISO 3166-1 country code VA)
  • Virginia, United States postal abbreviation

Businesses and organizations[edit]

Businesses[edit]

  • VA Tech Wabag, a company with headquarters in Austria and India
  • VA Software (also known as "VA Research" and "VA Linux Systems"), a computer builder, software publisher, and online media company that eventually became Geeknet
  • V Australia (IATA airline designator VA)
  • Virgin Atlantic, a worldwide airline owned by Richard Branson of the Virgin group
  • Virgin Australia (IATA airline designator VA)

Government agencies[edit]

Other organizations[edit]

Science, technology, and mathematics[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]

Computing[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Other uses in science and technology[edit]

  • Air speed in aviation associated with design maneuvering speed (Official abbreviation in FAR and CS requirements)
  • Volt-ampere, the SI unit of apparent power measurement, dimensionally equivalent to the watt
  • Vozvraschaemyi Apparat or VA spacecraft, a Soviet reentry vehicle
  • Vulnerability assessment, the process of identifying and quantifying vulnerabilities in a system

Other uses[edit]

  • Va people, an ethnic group in China and Myanmar
  • Value added, in economics, additional value created at a given stage of production, marketing or other process
  • Variable annuity, a financial instrument
  • Vice admiral, a military rank
  • Virtual assistant, an independent contractor providing assistance to clients via the internet
  • Volatile acidity or vinegar taint, high acetic acidity in wine
  • An amateur radio callsign prefix for Canada, e.g. as in "VA1BOB"