Ten fun facts about Las Vegas
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Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife.
It is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada.
The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World.
It is famous for its consolidated casino–hotels and associated entertainment.Fact 5
The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park, also known as the Las Vegas Zoo, exhibits over 150 species of animals and plants.Fact 6
The city is one of the top three leading destinations in the United States for conventions, business, and meetings.Fact 7
Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the world today.Fact 8
Las Vegas has several sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International: Ansan, South Korea; Jeju City, South Korea; Huludao, Liaoning, China; Phuket, Thailand; Angeles City, Philippines; and Pamukkale, Turkey.Fact 9
On the first Friday of each month, the “First Friday” celebration is held, which exhibits the works of local artists and musicians in a section of the city's Downtown region called the “Arts District”.Fact 10
The Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts is a Grammy award-winning magnet school located in Downtown Las Vegas. Go to more u.s. city facts ❯
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