Nevada State of America

 

Nevada, 36th State
 (All for Our Country)
  • Name (Spanish): “neˈβaða”; “snow-covered “.
  • Governor: Stephen F. Sisolak (Democratic Party)
  • Capital: Carson City
  • Population:  2,890,845 (2020), (32nd most populous)
  • Location: Nevada is a state in the Western United States.
    1. North: Oregon and Idaho,
    2. East: Utah,
    3. West: California,
    4. Southeast: Arizona,
    5. Southwest: California.
  • Area: 286,367 km2/110,567 mi2, 7th by rank
  • Postal Abbreviation: NV
  • Admitted to Union: October 31, 1864
  • Official language: English
     State’s Symbols
  • State Soil: Orovada Soil Series
  • State Tree: Single-Leaf Piñon, Bristlecone Pine
  • State Grass: Indian Ricegrass
  • State Flower: Sagebrush
  • State Food: none
  • State Animal: Desert Bighorn Sheep
  • State Insect: Vivid Dancer Damselfly
  • State Fish: Lahontan Cutthroat Trout
  • State Amphibian: none
  • State Dinosaur: none
  • State Reptile: Desert Tortoise
  • State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
  • State Horse: none
  • State Butterfly: none
  • State Fossil: Ichthyosaur
  • State Minerals:
    1. State Rock: Sandstone
    2. Precious Gemstone: Virgin Valley Black Fire-Opal
    3. Semi-Precious Gemstone: Nevada Turquoise
  • State Metal: Silver
  • State Song: Home Means Nevada
  • Poet Laureate: none
  • State Dance: none
  • State Firearm: none
  • State Ship: none
  • State Locomotive: Engine No. 40
  • State March: Silver State Fanfare
  • State Artifact: Tule Duck Decoy
   Geography Facts
  • Land: 284,396 km(109,806 mi2), 7th
  • Water: 1,971 km(761 mi2), 35th
  • National Forests: 2
  • State Parks: 24
  • National Parks: 4
  • Water: 0.7%
  • Largest city (by area): Las Vegas (352 km²)
  • Largest city (by population): 662,000 (Las Vegas people)
  • Lowest point: Nevada; 481 feet, 37th lowest
  • Highest point: Boundary Peak; 13,143 feet, (4,006 m.) 9th tallest
      Facts about Nevada
  • Nickname/s: Sagebrush State, Silver State, Battle Born State.
  • Key Cities: Las Vegas, Reno, Henderson, Carson City.
  • Major industries: Tourism, logistics, manufacturing, mining, aerospace.
  • Famous for: Gambling Casinos, Major Resorts: Lake Tahoe, Reno, Las Vegas, Gold & Silver Mining, Wild Mustangs
  • Area codes: 702, 775
     Natural Resources
  • Agriculture:
    1. Alfalfa seed
    2. Potatoes
    3. Barley
    4.  Wheat
    5. Corn
    6. Oats
    7. Onions
    8. Garlic
  • Livestock:
    1. Dairy
    2. Sheep
    3. Lambs
    4. Hogs
  • Mining:
    1. Gold
    2. Silver
    3. Barite
    4. Diatomite
    5. Lithium
    6. Magnesite
    7. Mercury
      Mountains

              Mountains: 1752 

              Best Mountains to Visit:
  • Boundary Peak (State High Point)
  • Wheeler Peak
  • Jeff Davis Peak
  • Baker Peak
  • Mount Moriah
  • Mount Jefferson South Summit
  • Charleston Peak
  • North Schell Peak
  • Arc Dome
  • Ruby Dome
     Divisions
  • 17 Counties
  • 18 Cities
  • N/A Towns

 

 

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