Las Vegas

Situated in the midst of the southern Nevada desert, Las Vegas is the largest city in the state of . Nicknamed Sin City, Las Vegas and its surrounding communities are famed for their mega-casino resorts, often lavishly decorated with names and themes meant to evoke romance, mystery, and exotic destinations.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

Henderson is the second largest city in . The border between Henderson and Las Vegas has become virtually nonexistent - one city butts up against the other. Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

The Las Vegas Strip is the main street of Las Vegas, with much of what the destination has to offer. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

in is a city in its own right within the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is the main airport of Las Vegas. Photo: Sunnya343, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a pedestrian mall and attraction in , . Photo: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, CC BY 3.0.

Hotel
Hotel, Casino and SkyPod is a , casino and tower located on Las Vegas Boulevard just north of the in Las Vegas, , United States. Photo: Timjarrett, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The in Las Vegas, Nevada, , features signs from old casinos and other businesses displayed outdoors on 2.62 acres. Photo: Jeremy Thompson, CC BY 2.0.

Town hall
is the center of municipal government for the City of Las Vegas, . Photo: Coolcaesar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is the central business district and historic center of Las Vegas, . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

This article comprises the part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area that is , but south of Summerlin Parkway and US 95. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in , , United States that contains part of the . Photo: Rmisiak, Public domain.

Las Vegas

Latitude
36.1673° or 36° 10' 2.1" north
Longitude
-115.1485° or 115° 8' 54.7" west
Population
645,000
IATA airport code
LAS
United Nations Location Code
US LAS
Elevation
2001 feet (610 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 31551114
Geo­Names ID
5506956
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Las Vegas
  • Afrikaans: Las Vegas
  • Albanian: Las Vegas
  • Albanian: Las Vegasi
  • Amharic: ላስ ቬጋስ
  • Arabic: Las Vegas
  • Arabic: لاس فيجاس
  • Arabic: لاس فيجاس، نيفادا
  • Arabic: لاس فيغاس
  • Arabic: لاس فيغاس، نفادا
  • Aragonese: Las Vegas
  • Armenian: Լաս Վեգաս
  • Asturian: Las Vegas, NV
  • Asturian: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Asturian: Las Vegas
  • Azerbaijani: Las-Veqas
  • Azerbaijani: Las Veqas
  • Bambara: Las Vegas
  • Basque: Las Vegas
  • Belarusian: Лас-Вегас
  • Belarusian: Лас-Вэгас
  • Bengali: লাস ভেগাস
  • Bosnian: Las Vegas
  • Breton: Las Vegas
  • Bulgarian: Лас-Вегас
  • Bulgarian: Лас Вегас
  • Burmese: လပ်ဗီးဂပ်စ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Las Vegas
  • Cebuano: Las Vegas
  • Chavacano: Las Vegas
  • Chechen: Лас-Вегас
  • Chinese: Las Vegas
  • Chinese: 拉斯維加斯
  • Chinese: 拉斯維加斯市
  • Chinese: 拉斯维加斯
  • Chinese: 拉斯韦加斯
  • Cornish: Las Vegas
  • Corsican: Las Vegas
  • Croatian: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Croatian: Las Vegas
  • Czech: Las Vegas
  • Danish: Las Vegas
  • Dutch: Las Vegas
  • Egyptian Arabic: لاس فيجاس
  • Egyptian Arabic: لاس ڤيجاس
  • English: City of Las Vegas
  • English: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • English: Sin City
  • English: Vegas
  • Esperanto: Las-Vegaso
  • Esperanto: Las Vegas
  • Esperanto: Lasvegaso
  • Estonian: Las Vegas
  • Faroese: Las Vegas
  • Finnish: Las Vegas
  • Finnish: Vegas
  • French: Capitale du jeu
  • French: Las Vegas
  • Galician: As Vegas
  • Galician: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Galician: Las Vegas
  • Gan Chinese: 拉斯維加斯
  • Ganda: Las Vegas
  • Georgian: ლას-ვეგასი
  • Georgian: ლას ვეგასი
  • German: Las Vegas
  • German: Vegas
  • Greek: Λας Βέγκας
  • Gujarati: લાસ વેગાસ
  • Haitian: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Haitian: Las Vegas
  • Hebrew: לאס-וגאס
  • Hebrew: לאס וגאס
  • Hebrew: לאס וגס
  • Hebrew: לאס ווגאס
  • Hindi: लास वेगास
  • Hungarian: Las Vegas
  • Icelandic: Las Vegas
  • Ido: Las Vegas
  • Iloko: Las Vegas
  • Indonesian: Las Vegas
  • Indonesian: Vegas
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Las Vegas
  • Interlingue: Las Vegas
  • Inuktitut: ᓛᔅ ᕖᒐᔅ
  • Irish: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Irish: Las Vegas
  • Italian: Las Vegas
  • Japanese: ラスベガス
  • Japanese: ラスヴェガス
  • Japanese: ラス・ベガス
  • Japanese: ラス・ヴェガス
  • Javanese: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Javanese: Las Vegas
  • Kannada: ಲಾಸ್ ವೇಗಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Las Vegas
  • Kazakh: Вегас
  • Kazakh: Лас-Вегас
  • Kazakh: Лас-Вегас қаласы
  • Kazakh: Лас Вегас
  • Kikuyu: Las Vegas
  • Kirghiz: Лас-Вегас
  • Korean: 라스베가스
  • Korean: 라스 베가스
  • Korean: 라스베이거스
  • Korean: 라스 베이거스
  • Korean: 라쓰베이거쓰
  • Kurdish: Las Vegas
  • Ladino: Las Vegas
  • Lao: Las Vegas
  • Latin: Campi
  • Latin: Las Vegas
  • Latvian: Las Vegas,NV
  • Latvian: Las Vegas
  • Latvian: Lasvegasa
  • Limburgan: Las Vegas
  • Lingala: Las Vegas
  • Literary Chinese: 拉斯維加斯
  • Lithuanian: Las Vegas
  • Lithuanian: Las Vegasas
  • Lombard: Las Vegas
  • Luxembourgish: Las Vegas
  • Luxembourgish: Vegas
  • Macedo-Romanian: Las Vegas
  • Macedonian: Campi
  • Macedonian: Las-Veqas
  • Macedonian: Las Vegas
  • Macedonian: Las Vegasas
  • Macedonian: Lasvegasa
  • Macedonian: Lasvegaso
  • Macedonian: Naʼazhoosh hatsoh
  • Macedonian: Naʼazhǫǫsh Hátsoh
  • Macedonian: Λας Βέγκας
  • Macedonian: Горад Лас-Вегас
  • Macedonian: Лас-Вэгас
  • Macedonian: Лас Вегас
  • Macedonian: Լաս Վեգաս
  • Macedonian: לאס וגאס
  • Macedonian: לאס וועגאס
  • Macedonian: لاس فيغاس، نيفادا
  • Macedonian: لاس ویگاس
  • Macedonian: لاس‌وگاس
  • Macedonian: लास वेगास
  • Macedonian: लास व्हेगस
  • Macedonian: लास व्हेगास
  • Macedonian: লাস ভেগাস
  • Macedonian: லாஸ் வேகஸ்
  • Macedonian: లాస్ వెగాస్
  • Macedonian: ലാസ് വെഗാസ്
  • Macedonian: ลาสเวกัส
  • Macedonian: လပ်ဗီးဂပ်စ်မြို့
  • Macedonian: ლას-ვეგასი
  • Macedonian: ラスベガス
  • Macedonian: 拉斯维加斯
  • Macedonian: 라스베이거스
  • Maithili: लस भेगास
  • Malay: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Malay: Las Vegas
  • Malayalam: Las Vegas
  • Malayalam: ലാസ് വെഗാസ്
  • Malayalam: ലാസ് വെയ്ഗസ്
  • Malayalam: ലാസ് വേഗസ്
  • Malayalam: ലാസ് വേഗാസ്
  • Marathi: लास व्हेगस
  • Marathi: लास व्हेगास
  • Min Dong Chinese: Las Vegas
  • Min Nan Chinese: Las Vegas
  • Mingrelian: ლას-ვეგასი
  • Mongolian: Лас-Вегас
  • Mongolian: Лас Вегас
  • Nauru: Las Vegas
  • Nauru: Las Wegas
  • Navajo: Naʼazhǫǫsh Hatsoh
  • Navajo: Naʼazhǫǫsh Hátsoh
  • Nepali: लस भेगस
  • Norwegian: Las Vegas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Las Vegas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Las Vegas
  • Occitan (post 1500): Las Vegas
  • Ossetian: Лас-Вегас
  • Pampanga: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Pampanga: Las Vegas
  • Panjabi: ਲਾਸ ਵੇਗਸ
  • Papiamento: Las Vegas
  • Persian: لاس وگاس
  • Persian: لاس‌وگاس
  • Piemontese: Las Vegas
  • Polish: Las Vegas
  • Polish: Vegas
  • Portuguese: Las Vegas
  • Pushto: لاس وګاس
  • Pushto: لاس ویګاس
  • Romanian: City of Las Vegas
  • Romanian: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Romanian: Las Vegas
  • Romanian: Sin City
  • Romanian: Vegas
  • Rundi: Las Vegas
  • Russian: Las Vegas
  • Russian: Вегас
  • Russian: Лас-Вегас
  • Russian: Лас Вегас
  • Sango: Las Vegas
  • Sardinian: Las Vegas
  • Scots: Las Vegas
  • Scottish Gaelic: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Scottish Gaelic: Las Vegas
  • Serbian: Лас Вегас
  • Serbo-Croatian: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Serbo-Croatian: Las Vegas
  • Sicilian: Las Vegas
  • Silesian: Las Vegas
  • Sinhala: ලාස් වෙගාස්
  • Sinhala: ලාස් වේගාස්
  • Slovak: Las Vegas
  • Slovenian: Las Vegas
  • Somali: Las Vegas
  • South Azerbaijani: لاس‌وقاس
  • Southern Sotho: Las Vegas
  • Spanish: Las Vegas
  • Spanish: Las Vegas NV
  • Spanish: Las Vegas Nevada
  • Spanish: Vegas
  • Sranan Tongo: Las Vegas
  • Swahili: Las Vegas
  • Swedish: Las Vegas
  • Tagalog: Las Vegas, Nebada
  • Tagalog: Las Vegas
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Las Vegas
  • Tagalog: Vegas
  • Tahitian: Las Vegas
  • Tajik: Лас Вегас
  • Tamil: லாஸ் வெகாஸ்
  • Tamil: லாஸ் வேகஸ்
  • Tatar: Лас-Вегас
  • Telugu: లాస్ వెగాస్
  • Telugu: లాస్ వేగాస్
  • Thai: Las Vegas
  • Thai: ลาสเวกัส
  • Thai: ลาส เวกัส
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Las Vegas
  • Turkish: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Turkish: Las Vegas
  • Turkmen: Las-Wegas
  • Twi: Las Vegas
  • Udmurt: Лас-Вегас
  • Ukrainian: Лас-Вегас
  • Urdu: لاس ویگاس
  • Urdu: لاس ویگاس، نیواڈا
  • Uzbek: Las Vegas
  • Veps: Las-Vegas
  • Veps: Las Vegas
  • Vietnamese: Las Vegas
  • Vlax Romani: Las Vegas
  • Volapük: Las Vegas
  • Waray (Philippines): Las Vegas
  • Welsh: Las Vegas
  • Western Frisian: Las Vegas
  • Western Mari: Лас-Вегас
  • Western Panjabi: لاس ویگاس
  • Wu Chinese: 拉斯维加斯
  • Yakut: Лас Вегас
  • Yiddish: וועגאס
  • Yiddish: לאס וועגאס
  • Yoruba: Las Vegas
  • Yue Chinese: 拉斯維加斯
  • Zeeuws: Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas Mission
  • Las Vegas Ranch
  • Los Vegas
  • McWilliamstown
  • Old Town
  • Piigisi
  • Ragtown
  • Westside

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