(Encyclopedia) Nevada nəvăd´ə, –vä–, far western state of the United States. It is bordered by Utah (E), Arizona (SE), California (SW, W), and Oregon and Idaho (N).
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Area, 110,540… (Encyclopedia) Sierra Nevada syā´rä nāvä´ᵺä, chief mountain range of S Spain, in Granada prov., running from east to west for c.60 mi (100 km), parallel to the Mediterranean Sea. The range's… (Encyclopedia) Sierra Nevada sēĕr´ə nəvä´də, mountain range, c.400 mi (640 km) long and from c.40 to 80 mi (60–130 km) wide, mostly in E Calif. It rises to 14,495 ft (4,418 m) in Mt. Whitney, the… (Encyclopedia) Nevada, University of, at Reno and Las Vegas; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1864, opened 1874 at Elko, moved to Reno 1886. The Reno campus includes the… (Encyclopedia) Sierra Nevada de Mérida syā´rä nāvä´ᵺä ᵺā mā´rēᵺä, mountain range, NW Venezuela, a spur of the Andes extending c.200 mi (320 km) NE from the Colombian border to the Caribbean coastal… Capital: Carson City
State abbreviation/Postal code: Nev./NV
Governor: Brian Sandoval, R (to Jan. 2019)
Lieut. Governor: Mark Hutchison, R (to Jan. 2019)
Senators: Catherine Cotrez Masto, D (to… Nevada Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.S. Map Map… Nevada: Persons per square mile, 2000 Nevada: White persons, percent, 2000 Nevada: Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 Nevada: American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000… People QuickFactsHendersonNevadaPopulation, 2003 estimate 214,8522,241,154Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 22.5%12.2%Population, 2000 175,3811,998,257Population,… People QuickFactsRenoNevadaPopulation, 2003 estimate 193,8822,241,154Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 7.2%12.2%Population, 2000 180,4801,998,257Population, percent…