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Statehood: October 31, 1864 (36th state)
Capital: Carson City

Population: 1,829,000
Nickname: The Silver State
Motto: "All For Our Country"
Bird: Mountain Bluebird
Flower: Sagebrush
Song: "Home Means Nevada"
Area: 110,567 sq miles
Number of Counties: 16
Highest Point: Boundary Peak, 13,140 ft.
Lowest Point: Colorado River, 479 ft.