Sunday, 25 September 2011

NEVADA














State abbreviation: NV


Capital city: CARSON CITY


US REGION: Southwest


FLAG: Solid cobalt blue field. The canton contains two sagebrush branches encircling a silver star with the text "Nevada" and "Battle Born".

BORDERS: Oregon and Idaho (North); California (South,West); Utah and Arizona (East);


BIRD: Mountain bluebird (1967)


TREE: Bristlecone Pine


ANIMAL: Desert Bighorn Sheep


FLOWER: Sagebrush


COLORS: Silver and Blue


MOTTO: All for Our Country


IMPORTANT CITIES: Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, Sparks, Carson City


NUMBER OF COUNTIES: 16, plus 1 independent city


ECONOMY: Agriculture- cattle, hay, dairy products, potatoes
Industry- tourism, mining, machinery, printing and publishing, food processing.




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