Nevada with the postal abbreviation NV is one among the 50 states in the United States, situated in the in the mountain west, western and southwestern areas of the country. Nevada is approximately lies entirely surrounded by the Basin and Range Province, and is separated by several north-south peak ranges. The majority of these mountain ranges have endorheic gorges between them, which contradicts the image depicted by the word Great Basin. The state Nevada is crossed by the Humboldt River from east to west across the northern division of the state, flowing into the Humboldt Sink close to Lovelock. A number of rivers flow from the eastern part of Sierra Nevada, including the Truckee, Walker and Carson rivers. Nevada is the 7th most wide-ranging, the 35th most crowded, and the 9th least thickly populated state among the 50 states in the country. Almost 3/4th people of the Nevada state reside in Clark County that includes the Las Vegas–Paradise city area where the three biggest included cities of the state are situated.
Nevada was the 36th state admitted to the union on the 31st of October 2006. The total land area of Nevada is 110,572 square miles, which offers the state an area rank of 7 out of the available 50 states in the United States. In addition, water surface occupies 792 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 16 counties in Nevada among which the Carson City was the most recent county formed in the state, in the year 1969.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of Nevada was 1,998,257. Among the counties of the Nevada State, the most populous county is the Clark County with the population of 1,951,269, and the Esmeralda County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 783.
As of 2010, there are five State Electoral Votes in Nevada. The State Quarter issue Date of Nevada is October 14, 2005. The state motto of Nevada is “All for our country“.
The Silver State is the nickname of the state of Nevada. The name of the state bird of Nevada is the Mountain Bluebird. Bristlecone pine is the state tree of Nevada, and the Sagebrush is the state flower. Carson City is the state capital of Nevada. The Las Vegas City is the biggest of all cities in Nevada by population, and the Boulder City ranks first in total land area. The Carson City is the oldest city in Nevada. The Nevada State is served by two area codes, such as 702 and 775.