Nevada

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Nevada
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidNevada Territory
Admittit tae the Union31 October 1864 (36t)
Lairgest ceetyLas Vegas
Lairgest metroLas Vegas metropolitan area
Govrenment
 • GovrenorBrian Sandoval (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorMark Hutchison (R)
LegislaturNevada Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseAssembly
U.S. senatorsCatherine Cortez Masto (D)
Dean Heller (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation1: Dina Titus (D)
2: Mark Amodei (R)
3: Jacky Rosen (D) (leet)
Population
 • Total2,723,322 (2,011 est)[1]
 • Density9.57/km2 (24.8/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$56361
 • Income rank
15th
Leid
 • Offeecial leidDe jure: Nane
De facto: Inglis
Trad. abbreviationNev.
Latitude35° N tae 42° N
Longitude114° 2′ W tae 120° W

Nevada (Listeni/nəˈvædə/ or /nəˈvɒdə/) is a state in the wastren, muntain wast, an soothwastren regions o the Unitit States. Nevada is the 7t maist extensive, the 35t maist populous, an the 9t least densely populatit o the 50 Unitit States. Ower twa-thirds o Nevada's fowk live in ane single coonty, Clark Coonty, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan aurie,[2] whaur the state's three lairgest incorporatit ceeties are locatit.[3] Nevada's caipital is Carson City.

Nevada is lairgely desert an semiarid, wi hintle o it locatit athin the Great Basin. Auries sooth o the Great Basin are locatit athin the Mojave Desert, while Lake Tahoe an the Sierra Nevada muntains lee on the wastren edge. Approximately 86% o the state's land is awned bi the US govrenment unner various jurisdictions, baith civilian an militar.[4]

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  1. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 (NST-EST2016-01)" (xlsx). U.S. Census Bureau. 20 December 2016. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  2. "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-02)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 23 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 19 Apryle 2010.
  3. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2009-04-32.csv
  4. "Federal Land Acres in Nevada" (PDF). US Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 30 September 2006. Retrieved 7 Mey 2009.

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Relatit information[eedit | eedit soorce]

Precedit bi
West Virginia
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Admitted on 31 October 1864 (36t)
Succeedit bi
Nebraska