US State General Knowledge #4 - Nevada

Guess the following facts about Nevada, USA
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Politics
Capital
Carson City
Official Nickname
The Silver State
Abbreviation
NV
Is Nevada a Swing State?
Yes
 
 
Guess the City by Hint
"Sin City"
Las Vegas
"The Biggest Little City in the World"
Reno
 
 
10 Biggest Cities
584,000
Las Vegas
258,000
Henderson
225,000
Reno
217,000
North Las Vegas
90,000
Sparks
55,000
Carson City
19,000
Fernley
19,000
Elko
15,000
Mesquite
15,000
Boulder City
 
 
Geography
Most populous county
Clark County
Huge endorheic basin
Great Basin
Longest river
Colorado River
Longest river entirely in Nevada
Humboldt River
Highest mountain
Boundary Peak
Largest lakes
Lake Mead
Lake Tahoe
Pyramid Lake
Dam for lake 1)
Hoover Dam
 
 
Bordering States
Arizona
California
Idaho
Oregon
Utah
History
Year of statehood
1864
Rhyolite or Berlin
Ghost Towns
What they did in ^
Mining
 
 
"Sin City"
What the name means in English
The Meadows
Desert to the south of the city
Mojave Desert
Pedestrian mall with a barrel vault conapy
Fremont Street
Major road through the city
Las Vegas Boulevard
Stretch of ^
Las Vegas Strip
Most famous hotels / casinos
Bellagio
Caesar's Palace
Circus Circus
Luxor
Mandalay Bay
MGM Grand
Mirage
New York New York
Palazzo
Stratosphere
Treasure Island
Venetian
Wynn
Hotel of the new-elected POTUS
Trump Intl.
What you do in a Vegas "chapel"
Marry
Future NHL team
Vegas Golden Knights
 
 
Other
Interstate in the south of the state
I-15
Interstate in the north of the state
I-80
Famous sign: Welcome to .......
Fabulous Las Vegas
State parks close to "Sin City"
Red Rock Canyon
Valley of Fire
Other, unofficial nickname
Battle Born State
What "Nevada" means in English
Snowy
Military base (UFOs)
Area 51
Allowed in Nevada (partly)
Gambling
Prostitution
 
 
Famous Nevadans
 
 
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