Nevada - a state at the western United States. The capital is Carson City, the biggest city - Las Vegas. Nevada joined the United States during the civil war between southern and northern states. The Battle Born State is the official slogan of Nevada. The flag of the state present inscription English Battle Born. Several U.S. Navy ships have been named USS Nevada in honor of Nevada. Nicknames: The Silver State (English Silver State), State, born in battle (English The Battle Born State). Motto: All for Our Country. Hymn: Bertha Rafetto. Nevada is bordered by the states: Oregon and Idaho - at the northern border, California - at the western border, Arizona - at the south-eastern border, Utah - at the eastern boundary. The border with Arizona runs along the Colorado River and Hoover Dam.