What Is the Capital of Nevada?


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The capital of Nevada is Carson City, while the largest city is Las Vegas. Carson City is located in western Nevada with an area of 168 square miles. Carson City has an elevation of 4,802 feet above sea level and was founded in 1858.

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What Is the Capital of Nevada?
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Nevada is located in the western United States. It has an area of 110,540 miles, making it the seventh largest state. Almost 90 percent of Nevada's land is controlled by the federal government. Nevada is 322 miles wide and 492 miles long and had a population of about 2.7 million people as of 2010, making it the 35th most populated state. Nevada has the nicknames of the Battle-Born State, the Sagebrush State and the Silver State.

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