Capital: Carson City.
Area: 110,577 sq mi (286,382 sq km).
Population: ~ 3,110,000.
Largest cities: Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, North Las Vegas, Sparks, Carson City, Fernley, Elko, Mesquite, Boulder City, Fallon, Winnemucca.
National parks: Death Valley, Great Basin.
Nevada is a state located in the western United States; it was the 36th state to join the Union in 1864. The capital of Nevada is Carson City, and the largest city is Las Vegas. Nevada is nicknamed the "Battle Born State" ("State Born in War") to commemorate Nevada's admission to the Union, which sided with the north during the American Civil War in the mid-19th century. Nevada is a large state by area. 7th in the United States. From a state where most of the land is arid and few people live, Nevada has today risen to become one of the richest states in the United States, with the main economic sectors being mining, livestock, casinos, and travel. Nevada is bordered by Utah to the east, Arizona to the south, California to the west and southwest, Oregon to the northwest, and Idaho to the northeast. With nearly 2.7 million people living over a large area, Nevada is one of the states with the lowest population density in the US. With more than 34 of the population living in big cities such as Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City...
Famous tourist attractions: Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park, Great Basin National Park,...
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