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Nevada . USA

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Capital - Carson City

No. of Counties - 17

Population - 3,104,614

Area - 110,577 sq mi (286,382 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 26.8/sq mi (10.3/km2)

Median Household Income - $60,365

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Nevada Counties (17)

About - Nevada

Here are some key facts about the state of Nevada, USA:

  1. Capital: Carson City
  2. Largest City: Las Vegas
  3. Statehood: Nevada became the 36th state of the United States on October 31, 1864.
  4. Nickname: "The Silver State" due to its history of silver mining.
  5. Motto: "All For Our Country"
  6. State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
  7. State Flower: Sagebrush
  8. State Tree: Single-leaf Piñon and Bristlecone Pine
  9. Geography: Nevada is largely desert and semiarid, with much of the state located within the Great Basin. The Sierra Nevada mountain range lies along its western border.
  10. Economy: While historically known for mining (especially silver), Nevada's economy today is driven largely by tourism, gaming (especially in Las Vegas and Reno), entertainment, and agriculture.
  11. Las Vegas: One of the world's top tourist destinations, Las Vegas is famous for its entertainment, nightlife, resorts, and casinos.
  12. Area 51: Located in southern Nevada, this secretive military base has become the subject of much speculation and conspiracy theories.
  13. Legalized Gambling: Nevada is one of the few states in the U.S. where gambling is legal statewide, making it a major industry and contributing significantly to the state's economy.
  14. Hoover Dam: Situated on the border between Nevada and Arizona, the Hoover Dam is a marvel of engineering and provides hydroelectric power and water to millions of people in the region.
  15. Death Valley: Part of Death Valley National Park lies within Nevada, making it home to some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded on Earth.
  16. Education: Nevada is home to several universities and colleges, including the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).

These are just some highlights; Nevada has a rich history and diverse culture worth exploring further!

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