The state of Nevada is also called "Silver State (official); Sagebrush State; Battle Born State". Their moto is All For Our Country. The official languages are De jure: None De facto: English. Before statehood it was called Nevada Territory and it was admissed to union in October 31, 1864 (36th). Nevada's government is comprised of the Governor, who is currently Brian Sandoval (R), Lieutenant Governor, who is currently Brian Krolicki (R), Senators: Harry Reid (D), Dean Heller (R), House Delegation: 1: Shelley Berkley (D) 2: Mark Amodei (R) 3: Joe Heck (R) (list).The legislature is Nevada Legislature.
Total area for Nevada is 110,622 sq mi (286,367 km) (Ranked 7th in the U.S.). The width is 322 miles (519 km) and the length is 492 miles (787 km). In terms of latitude and longitude we have: 35° N to 42° N and 114° 2′ W to 120° W. According to the 2010 United States Census, the total population is 2,723,322 (2011 est) (Ranked 35th in the U.S.). The highest point is Boundary Peak 13,147 ft (4007.1 m) and the lowest point is Colorado River at California border 481 ft (147 m).
The abbreviations used for this state are NV Nev. US-NV. Additional information and the official website of the state is found at www.nv.gov.