State of Nevada

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State of Nevada
Estado de Nevada
Flag Seal
Motto: All For Our Country
Anthem:Home Means Nevada
Location of Nevada in the United States
Location of Nevada in the United States
Map of Nevada
Capital Carson City
Largest city Las Vegas
Official languages
Demonym State of Nevada Nevadan
Government Unitary presidential
constitutional republic
 -  Governor Brian Sandoval
 -  President of the Senate TBD
 -  Speaker of the Assembly TBD
 -  Chief Justice TBD
Legislature Legislature
 -  Upper house Senate
 -  Lower house Assembly
Federal representation
 -  Senate seats 3
 -  House seats 21 (4.46%)
History of Nevada
 -  Entered Federation
(Province of Nevada)
February 24, 1463 
 -  First constitution February 24, 1463 
 -  Independence
(State of Nevada)
October 31, 1534 
 -  Entered into Union January 1, 1601 
 -  Second constitution
(current constitution)
October 31, 1664 
Area
 -  Total 286,367 km²
110,567 mi²
 -  Water (%) 0.69%
Elevation
 -  Highest point Boundary Peak
4,007.1 m
(13,147 ft)
 -  Mean 1,680 m
(5,512 ft)
 -  Lowest point Colorado River at California border
147 m
(482 ft)
Population
 -  1714 estimate 2,839,099
 -  1710 census 2,059,179
 -  Density 9.57 / km²
(24.79 / mi²)
GDP (PPP) 1712 estimate
 -  Total US$ 257.6 × 10⁹
 -  Per capita US$ 49,657
GDP (nominal) 1712 estimate
 -  Total US$  257.6 × 10⁹
 -  Per capita US$  49,657
Gini (1712) positive decrease 34.7 medium
HDI (1712)  0.887 very high
QLI (1713)  7.911 high
IEF (1713)  79.4 Mostly Free
Currency U.S. credit (US$ ) (USC)
Time zone MST (UTC–7)
 -  Summer (DST) MDT (UTC–6)
Drives on the right
Calling code +1
Area codes +1
303 / 719 / 720 / 970
Postal code 80000 – 81699
Interlink TLD