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  • 1. Выполнили: Студенты 721 группы Приходько Андрей,Панюкова Анастасия.
  • 2. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned majorresort city for gambling, shopping, and finedining.
  • 3. Las Vegas has dozens of parks, including Las Vegas SpringsPreserve, a recreational and educational facility, and FloydLamb Park at Tule Springs. The city operates 4 golf courses(Angel Park Golf Club, Desert Pines Golf Course, Durango HillsGolf Club and the Las Vegas Municipal Golf Course), 5 dogparks, 9 community centers, 8 senior centers and 20 sportsfacilities including 9 skate parks and 6 swimming pools.
  • 4. The city bills it self as The Entertainment Capitalof the World, and is famous for its consolidatedcasino–hotels and associated entertainment.
  • 5. A growing retirement and family city, LasVegas is the 28th-most populous city in theUnited States, with a population at the 2010census of 583,756. The 2010 population of theLas Vegas metropolitan area was 1,951,269.
  • 6. Las Vegas was incorporated as a city in 1911. Atthe close of the 20th century, Las Vegas was themost populous American city founded in thatcentury.
  • 7. Las Vegas is situated within Clark County inan arid basin on the desert floor,surrounded by dry mountains.
  • 8. Las Vegas climate is a subtropical desertclimate, typical of the Mojave Desert in which itlies. The city enjoys abundant sunshine year-round: it has an average of about 300 sunnydays per year with more than 3,800 hours ofsunshine.
  • 9. The primary drivers of the Las Vegas economyare tourism, gaming, and conventions, whichin turn feed the retail and restaurant industries.
  • 10. The city is home to several museums including the NeonMuseum home to many of the historical signs from the valley,The Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and LawEnforcement, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, LiedDiscovery Childrens Museum and the Old Las VegasMormon State Historic Park.
  • 11. Las Vegas does not have major-league sports,although the metropolitan population is as largeor larger than many cities that have them.
  • 12. Primary and secondary public education isprovided by the Clark County School District,which is the fifth most populous school districtin the nation.

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