The name “Nevada” is derived from a Spanish word and it is considered as the 7th largest state in the USA. With Carson City as the capital, Las Vegas is the largest city of Nevada. You must have heard about the state of Nevada, but, there may be only few people who know that it has a nick name as well. “The Silver State” is the nickname for the state of Nevada which is because of the large deposits of silver. It is the 36th state to enter the union and its entry in the union was during the American Civil War.
In terms of location, it has Great Basin in the north and Mojave Desert in the south. It is essential to mention that Las Vegas and Reno is considered to be the most populous areas in this state. This state is notoriously known for legalized gambling and prostitution. However, there are so many other things which make it special. Mountain ranges can also be considered as the natural wonders of this state which have the potential to bring immense pleasure to all of the tourists. So, there are some good and some excellent things about the state which make it even attractive to visit.