Nevada is located in the western region of the United States of America – a part of North America – Nevada is bordered by the states of California, Oregon, Idaho, Utah and Arizona.
Capital City: Carson City
Location: 39º 09′ N, 119º 45′ W
Largest City: Las Vegas
Location: 36º 10′ N, 115º 08′ W
The total area of Nevada is 110,561 sq mi (286,352 sq km), with land comprising 109,894 sq mi (284,624 sq km) and inland water covering 667 sq mi (1,728 sq km). Nevada extends 320 mi (515 km) E-W; the maximum N-S extension is 483 mi (777 km).
Nevada is bordered on the N by Oregon and Idaho; on the E by Utah and Arizona (with the line in the SE formed by the Colorado River); and on the S and W by California (with part of the line passing through Lake Tahoe). The total boundary length of Nevada is 1,480 mi (2,382 km). The state’s geographic center is in Lander County, 26 mi (42 km) SE of Austin.