Las Vegas – United States of America

Article by Hannah Rollmaker

This City is considered as the most populous cities in the United States of America. The city is considered as the entertainment hub and centre not only for United States but also in whole world. The city is very famous for its entertainment, parks, and casinos, gambling and shopping. Las Vegas is home to a number of casinos which are full with customers all the time. Las Vegas is sometimes referred to as "the entertainment capital of the world". According to 2008 statistics the city is home to about 558,383 people. Inside United States of America the city is very famous place for film shooting purposes because of the city's natural beauty and lights.

Geographically the city comes under the Clark County area. Las Vegas is fully surrounded with deserts and mountains. Wild life scenes are very common around the Las Vegas city boundaries. As the city is located inside a desert so it has a typical desert climate. The city enjoys mostly days with bright sunshine and receives very little rainfall per year. Summer season in the city approaches in June and remains until the middle of September. The temperature ranges from 30 to 35 degrees. Summers are very hot and humid in Las Vegas. Winters arrive in Las Vegas for a very small period. The temperature falls up to 5 degrees in nights and in day time it reaches up to 16 degrees. Snowfall is very rare in the region and surroundings of Las Vegas.

Las Vegas is a very strong city in terms of economy. The city's most strong source of income is basically gaming, casinos, entertainment, tourism and recreational places. Las Vegas receives thousands of tourists from all parts of the world. There are a lot of casinos and parks which have now gained the status of being some of the most visited websites and popular tourist destinations. Las Vegas also has the headquarters of two companies which are a part of fortune five hundred companies. One of them is "Harrah's Entertainment" and the other one is "MGM Mirage". Inside Las Vegas the most visited area of the city is named as Las Vegas Boulevard which is commonly known as "Las Vegas Strip". Las Vegas Strip hosts the maximum number of grand casinos and bars for people. Las Vegas is also very famous for its well furnished and quality hotels. According to 2009 facts and figures, Las Vegas in total had 140,000 hotel rooms in the city.

Culturally Las Vegas is a very lively city. The people of Las Vegas like to go out and spend some time with their families. Along with casinos the city also has a number of beautiful parks which are regularly visited by the local people. Among the local residents of Las Vegas, Hawaiians love to visit the city. In 2002, according to the records about 3000 people visited the city from Hawaii. In total approximately 80,000 people of Hawaii use to live in the region of Las Vegas.

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