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Las Vegas, NV

With a population of around 600,000, entertainment and gambling mecca Las Vegas is the largest city in Nevada. The metropolitan area, including sister cities Henderson and North Las Vegas (a separate town), has a population of around 2 million. With about 300 days of sunshine each year and an average temperature ranging between 56 and 80 degrees, Las Vegas offers an enjoyable climate that attracts retirees as well as outdoor enthusiasts. Las Vegas itself covers about 133 square miles, boasting 68 parks and 14 golf courses. The Las Vegas Valley is home to a vibrant collection of communities and is also close to numerous scenic wonders.

NEIGHBORHOODS AND DISTRICTS

Downtown Las Vegas features two very different areas:

ECONOMY AND INDUSTRIES

As just about everyone knows, gambling and the tourism it generates are the most important industries in Las Vegas. The hospitality industry accounts for a large proportion of jobs, but two other types of business also drive the Las Vegas economy.

Harrah's Entertainment and MGM Mirage, two of the largest gaming companies in the world, are headquartered in Las Vegas.

EDUCATION

Headquarters of the Clark County school district, the fifth largest in the country, Las Vegas has more than 60 elementary schools and 10 high schools, as well as the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV), home of the Runnin' Rebels basketball team.

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

It's a good thing there is so much else to do in Las Vegas, because it is one of the largest cities in American without a major league team in any sport. Though "adult activities" are the biggest attraction, Las Vegas also offers family-friendly and non-gambling activities:

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