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Capital: Carson City
Nickname: The Silver State
Inhabitants: 3 million
Largest city: Las Vegas
Airport: (LAS) Las Vegas McCarran International
Fun Fact: Highway 375 (NV375) is known for its many UFO sightings, which is why it is also called the ‘Extraterrestrial Highway’.
About Nevada
One of the states that is often included in a road trip through the west of America. Of course known for Sin City Las Vegas where everything is possible and nothing is too crazy. The city is surrounded by desert and it often feels unreal to suddenly see a metropolis like Las Vegas from the desert. So the state has more to offer than just Las Vegas. Explore the wildlife of Valley of Fire State Park, Great Basins National Park, Death Valley NP, Lake Tahoe, Red Rock Canyon National Park. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Nevada including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Nevada.

Brief History of Nevada

Population: 2 723.322 thousand people (2011) Area: 286367.0 sq. km According to citypopulationreview.com, Nevada, a silver state, is one of the driest regions in the United States. Its main territory lies within the ridges of the Great Basin of the Cordillera system. The height of the mountains sometimes reaches more than 3.5 thousand meters. This… Read More »