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Nevada Overview

Population 2.6 million
Capital Carson City
Largest Cities Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Reno, Paradise
Topography Lakes, mountains, desert
Climate Desert
Time Zone Pacific Time/GMT -8
Lifestyles Arts and entertainment, city life, gambling, golf destination
Important Annual Events May-July: World Series of Poker, Las Vegas. December: Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Las Vegas.
Popular Real Estate Locations Las Vegas

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Nevada consists of mostly desert and mountain terrain, and a large majority of the state’s residents live in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Other popular areas are Reno and Lake Tahoe, which sits on the Nevada-California border. The state is known for gambling and for its desert attractions. It also has a long mining history and is one of the largest sources of gold in the world.

Las Vegas is one of the world’s top gambling destinations and has exceptional entertainment, shopping, and dining options. There are almost 100 casinos with table games, slot machines, sports betting, and more. World-famous singers, comedians, and magicians give nightly performances, and nightclubs and bars provide entertainment into the morning hours. Las Vegas also has many golf courses with beautiful views, in addition to natural parks and recreational areas that are great for biking, hiking, and more.

Nevada real estate includes high-rise apartments and condominiums near casinos and nightlife, and single-family homes in modest and luxury gated communities. Golf communities and equestrian properties are also popular real estate choices in the Las Vegas area.

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