NEVADA

NEVADA

Las Vegas,NV

Forward Van Linesspecializes in providing outstanding moving services to and from Nevada, with coverage from Las Vegasand Reno.Nevada is largely deserted and semiarid, much of it located within the Great Basin. Areas south of the Great Basin are located within the Mojave Desert, while Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada lie on the western edge. Approximately 86% of the state’s land is managed by various jurisdictions of the U.S. federal government, both civilian and military.

State webpage: http://nv.gov

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Official language: English.
Demonym: Nevadan

Capital: Carson City
Largest city: Las Vegas
Area: Ranked 7th in the US

  • Total: 110,622 square miles (286,367km²)
  • Width: 322miles (519km)
  • Length: 492miles (787km)
  • % Water: 1.5
  • Latitude 35° N to 42° N
  • Longitude 114°2′ W to 120° W
Population: Ranked 35th in the US

  • Total: 2,723,322(2011est)
  • Density: 24.8per square miles (9.5km²) Ranked 42nd in the US
Elevation:Boundary Peak

  • Highest point: 13,147with ft (4007.1 m)
  • Mean: 5,500ft (1680m)
  • Lowest point: Colorado River at California border 481 ft (147 m)
Before statehood: NevadaTerritory
Admission to Union:October 31, 1864 (36th)
Time zones:

  • Pacific: UTC -8/-7
Abbreviation: NV Nev. US-NV

 


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