Las Vegas is internationally known as a major resort city for gambling, shopping and fine dining. The "Entertainment Capital of the World" is famous for its casino–hotels and associated entertainment. The city's earned its title "Sin City" for its tolerance for various forms of adult entertainment. This image has made Las Vegas a desirable setting for films and television shows.
The tourist industry drives the economy of Las Vegas with more than 44 million visitors every year.
- Population: 583,756
- Industries: Tourism, Entertainment, Gaming, Conventions
- Area Code: 702
- ZIP Codes: 89101, 89102, 89103, 89104, 89106, 89107, 89108, 89109, 89110
- Surrounding Cities: Blue Diamond, Boulder City, Henderson