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Nevada was the 36th state to join the United States of America. Nevada officially became a state on October 31, 1864. The capital city is Carson City, but the largest city is Las Vegas.

Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know Nevada better.

  • State Abbreviation - NV
  • State Nickname - "Silver State", "Sagebrush State"
  • State Reptile - Desert tortoise
  • State Grass - Indian Ricegrass
  • State Colors - Silver and Blue
  • State Semi-Precious Gemstone - Turquoise

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Did you know that Nevada is the 7th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 110,567 square miles.