Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known as simply Vegas,
is the most populous city in the state of Nevada and the county seat of Clark County
Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping,
fine dining and nightlife and is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada
The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World,
and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated entertainment.
A growing retirement and family city, Las Vegas is the 31st-most populous city
in the United States
with a population at the 2010 census of 583,756.
The 2010 population of the Las Vegas metropolitan area was 1,951,269.
The city is one of the top three leading destinations in the United States for conventions, business and meetings.
Today, Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the world.
Las Vegas's Notable Births
Las Vegas's Notable Deaths
- Andre Agassi, tennis player (born at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) Taurus
- Jenna Jameson, pornostar (born at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) Aries