Map of Nevada Printable Images 2019: Nevada is a state which is located in westerns, mountain west and southwestern regions of United States. Nevada has a total area of 110,577 square miles or 286,382 km2. It has a population of 2,998,039 people according to 2017 estimates. Nevada is officially nicknamed as the “Silver State”.
The reason is that silver holds special cultural and historical significance for Nevada. Nevada entered the union during the civil war as the 36th state on October 31th, 1864 and got its name the “Battle Born State”.
Map of Nevada Printable Images 2019
It is the home of Las Vegas, the paradise city. Las Vegas is known worldwide for gambling, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife. Las Vegas Valley serves as the commercial, financial, and cultural center for Nevada. Nevada is Known for its liberal culture and laws.
Legalized gambling, lenient marriage, and divorce laws and legalized prostitution make this place a hotspot tourist destination of the 21st century. However, prostitution is illegal in Clark Country the capital, Washoe Country and Carson City. The tourism industry is the major contributor to its economy followed by mining and cattle ranching. It is the 4th largest producer of gold worldwide.
Geographically Nevada is mostly desert and semi-arid land with most of its northern part falling under Great Basin. Northern region experiences long and cold winters whereas southern region experience mild and shorter winters.
Fermont Street in Las Vegas, Hoover Dam built at Lake Mead the largest reservoir of United States powering Nevada, Arizona, and California. Lake Tahoe one of the most peaceful and beautiful sites of Nevada surrounded by mountains this blue water lake is located at Nevada and California border.
Lake Mead National Recreational Area located on the shore of Lake Mead is a scenic landmass with spectacular views. Reno the second largest city after Las Vegas. The city is known for its annual festivals like National Championship Air Races, Hot August Nights car convention etc, and several interesting museums. Lamoille Canyon, The Burning Man festival of art and expression, Great Basin National Park etc are some other tourist sites in Nevada.