Tag Archives: Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, city in the United States of America, in the state of Nevada, with 260,000 inhabitants. Las Vegas is the capital of County Clark, which also includes Henderson and North Las Vegas, and is home to approximately 80% of Nevada’s population. The city is primarily important as a tourist center. Due to the flexible… Read More »

The Climate of Nevada

The state of Nevada (NV) is located in the western United States and consists largely of mountainous areas. Nevada mainly has to deal with arid climates, such as the hot and cold desert climate. With annual precipitation amounts ranging from about 25-30 to over two hundred millimeters, Nevada is one of the driest places in… Read More »

Nevada History Timeline

For countless centuries, this rugged land has been the traditional home of the American Indians, including the Goshute, Paiute, Shoshone and Washo tribes. When scouring the area for gold treasure in the 1770s, Spanish explorers took a risk; they were accompanied (in the early 1800s) by several fur traders and trappers passing on their way… Read More »