Map of Nevada (NV), Nevada State Map

Nevada is the 7th-most extensive, the 19th-least populous US states. The state of Nevada is famous for its thriving tourism and mining industries. The capital of NV is Carson City and the largest city is Las Vegas. Nevada hotels can accommodate all types of visitors. McCarran International Airport is the main airport of the state, serving many domestic and international destinations round the year.

Map of Nevada with Cities, Road, River, Highways

Map of Nevada

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About Nevada

Nevada is a big state in the western part of the United States. By area, it is the seventh biggest state in the country. Nevada covers a total area of 110,562 sq miles and its neighboring states are California, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, and Arizona. First time visitors should use a Nevada Map for exploring the Silver State. The state of NV is admired for tourist attractions such as the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mojave Desert, Lake Tahoe, Reno, and Las Vegas renowned for its casinos and poker rooms (nicknamed Sin City and The Entertainment Capital of the World). The capital of NV is Carson City and Las Vegas is the largest city. Nightclubs, casinos, poker tournaments and top-notch restaurants characterize Las Vegas.

Tourist attractions in Nevada

The state of NV contains the following tourist draws:

  • Carson City - The capital of the state. Famous for Love Ranch and Bunny Ranch.
  • Black Rock City - Hosts the Burning Man Festival every year.
  • Ely - It is closely located to the Great Basin National Park and boasts deserted towns.
  • Boulder City - Houses the renowned Hoover Dam.
  • Las Vegas - Called as "Sin City" and "The Entertainment Capital of the World".
  • Henderson - It is the second largest city in the state and is an academic hub.
  • Pahrump - Famous for Chicken Ranch, Sheri's Ranch, and the vineyards.
  • Mesquite - Housed in the Virgin River Basin, Mesquite is known for many resorts, casinos, and retirement societies.
  • Sparks - The "Twin" city of close by Reno.
  • Reno - Named as "The Biggest Little City in the World".
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area
  • Great Basin National Park

Nevada Airports & Airlines

McCarran International Airport is the busiest airport, offering domestic and international services in the state. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the other important airport in NV. Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, British Airways, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, and Volaris are the prominent carriers.

Economy of Nevada

The biggest industry in the state is tourism. The mining industry also makes a significant contribution. Other industries include publishing and printing, machinery, electric devices, and food processing.

Facts About Nevada

State NameNevada
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Capital CityCarson City
Largest cityLas Vegas
AbbreviationNV, Nev. US-NV
Joined the UnionOctober 31, 1864 (36th state)
NicknameSilver State
Area110,622 sq mi (286,367 km2)
TimezoneUTC−07:00, UTC-8
Population2,758,931 (2012 est)
Highest PointBoundary Peak
Lowest PointColorado River at California border

Nevada Interstates

North-South interstates include: Interstate 15, Interstate 17 and Interstate 19. East-West interstates include: Interstate 8, Interstate 10 and Interstate 40.

Nevada Routes

US Highways and State Routes include: Route 60, Route 70, Route 89, Route 89A, Route 93, Route 95, Route 160, Route 180 and Route 191.