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Quick Facts: Nevada

Capital City: Carson City

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Nickname: The Silver State / Sagebrush State / Battle Born State
Motto: All for our country
Statehood: October 31, 1864 (36th)
Origin of State's Name: From the Spanish "Sierra Nevada," or "snow-covered mountain range"
Largest Cities: Las Vegas, Reno, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Sparks
Border States: Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, Utah
Land Area: 109,806 sq. mi., 7th largest
State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
State Flower: Sagebrush (artemisia tridentata)
State Tree: Single Leaf Piņon and Bristlecone Pine (pinus monophylla / pinus aristata)
State Song: Home Means Nevada
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