Nevada

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Nevada ( or ) is a state in the Western United States.wikipedia
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Oregon

ORState of OregonOregon, USA
It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east.
The parallel 42° north delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada.

Idaho

IDState of Idaho(ID)
It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east.
It borders the state of Montana to the east and northeast, Wyoming to the east, Nevada and Utah to the south, and Washington and Oregon to the west.

Arizona

AZState of ArizonaArizona, U.S.
It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Tributaries of the Snake River drain the far north, while the Colorado River, which also forms much of the boundary with Arizona, drains much of southern Nevada.
Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.

Clark County, Nevada

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Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area, including three of the state's four largest incorporated cities.
Clark County is located in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Great Basin

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Nevada is largely desert and semi-arid, much of it within the Great Basin.
It spans nearly all of Nevada, much of Oregon and Utah, and portions of California, Idaho, and Wyoming.

Lake Tahoe

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Areas south of the Great Basin are within the Mojave Desert, while Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada lie on the western edge.
Lying at 6225 ft, it straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City.

California

CAState of CaliforniaCalifornia, USA
It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east.
California shares a border with Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.

Mojave Desert

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Areas south of the Great Basin are within the Mojave Desert, while Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada lie on the western edge.
It is in the North American Southwest, primarily within southeastern California and southern Nevada, and it occupies 47877 mi2.

Sierra Nevada (U.S.)

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Areas south of the Great Basin are within the Mojave Desert, while Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada lie on the western edge.
The vast majority of the range lies in the state of California, although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in Nevada.

Prostitution in Nevada

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Nevada is the only U.S. state where prostitution is legal, though it is illegal in Clark County (Las Vegas), Washoe County (Reno) and Carson City (which, as an independent city, is not within the boundaries of any county).
]]Nevada is the only U.S. state where prostitution is legally permitted in some form.

Western United States

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Nevada ( or ) is a state in the Western United States.
Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, and Utah are typically considered to be part of the Southwest, though Texas and Oklahoma are less frequently considered part of the Southwest as well.

Washoe County, Nevada

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Nevada is the only U.S. state where prostitution is legal, though it is illegal in Clark County (Las Vegas), Washoe County (Reno) and Carson City (which, as an independent city, is not within the boundaries of any county).
Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Las Vegas–Henderson–Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

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Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area, including three of the state's four largest incorporated cities.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Statistical Area (or Las Vegas–Henderson–Paradise, Nevada, Metropolitan Statistical Area) is in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada, coextensive since 2003 with Clark County, Nevada.

West Virginia

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Nevada became the 36th state on October 31, 1864, as the second of two states added to the Union during the Civil War (the first being West Virginia).
It was the only state to form by separating from a Confederate state, the first to separate from any state since Maine separated from Massachusetts, and was one of two states admitted to the Union during the American Civil War (the other being Nevada).

Humboldt River

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The Humboldt River crosses the state from east to west across the northern part of the state, draining into the Humboldt Sink near Lovelock.
The Humboldt River runs through northern Nevada in the western United States.

Walker River

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Several rivers drain from the Sierra Nevada eastward, including the Walker, Truckee, and Carson rivers.
The Walker River is a river in west-central Nevada in the United States, approximately 62 mi long.

Lovelock, Nevada

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The Humboldt River crosses the state from east to west across the northern part of the state, draining into the Humboldt Sink near Lovelock.
Lovelock is the county seat of Pershing County, Nevada, United States, in which it is the only incorporated city.

Washoe people

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Before European contact, American Indians of the Paiute, Shoshone, and Washoe tribes inhabited the land that is now Nevada.
The Washoe or Wašišiw ("people from here", or transliterated in older literature as Wa She Shu) are a Great Basin tribe of Native Americans, living near Lake Tahoe at the border between California and Nevada.

Colorado River

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Tributaries of the Snake River drain the far north, while the Colorado River, which also forms much of the boundary with Arizona, drains much of southern Nevada.
Starting in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, the river flows generally southwest across the Colorado Plateau and through the Grand Canyon before reaching Lake Mead on the Arizona–Nevada border, where it turns south toward the international border.

Reno, Nevada

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Its county seat is Reno.
Reno is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, approximately 22 mi from Lake Tahoe, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World".

Truckee River

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Several rivers drain from the Sierra Nevada eastward, including the Walker, Truckee, and Carson rivers.
The Truckee River is a river in the U.S. states of California and Nevada.

Nevada Territory

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The discovery of silver at the Comstock Lode in 1859 led to a population boom that became an impetus to the creation of Nevada Territory out of western Utah Territory in 1861.
The Territory of Nevada was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1861, until October 31, 1864, when it was admitted to the Union as the State of Nevada.

Humboldt Sink

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The Humboldt River crosses the state from east to west across the northern part of the state, draining into the Humboldt Sink near Lovelock.
Humboldt Sink is an intermittent dry lake bed, approximately 11 mi (18 km) long, and 4 mi (6 km) across, in northwestern Nevada in the United States.

Las Vegas Valley (landform)

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It is made up of mostly desert and semi-arid climate regions, and, with the exception of the Las Vegas Valley, the average summer diurnal temperature range approaches 40 F-change in much of the state.
Las Vegas Valley is a basin in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Shoshone

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Before European contact, American Indians of the Paiute, Shoshone, and Washoe tribes inhabited the land that is now Nevada.