Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife.
The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities. It is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, claiming more AAA Five Diamond hotels than any other city in the world. Today, Las Vegas annually ranks as one of the world's most visited tourist destinations.
The city attempts to supplement the educational training through prior and then afterward school programming and group organizations intended to enhance educational achievement, attendance and graduation rates. The city has propelled Strong Start Academies to upgrade early child education in the community.
The residents are from various backgrounds and ethnicities. Non-Hispanic whites are the majority (47.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (31.5%), African-Americans (11%), Asians (6.1%) and people of other ethnicities. Tourism is the main source of income which includes gaming and conventions. People are friendly and always looking for a good time. University of Nevada—Reno, Sierra Nevada College, University of Nevada--Las Vegas are some of the well-known universities.
A visit to the city of Las Vegas is not complete without experiencing its fascinating art, culture, food and architecture. Las Vegas can be referred to as “Sin City” because of its mob history and gambling, however it’s a lot greater than slot machines, poker tables and wedding ceremony chapels with Elvis impersonators officiating. The fantastic Strip is filled with over-the-pinnacle casinos that permit vacationers to go to special international locations and spot world landmarks without setting foot off The Strip, formally a.k.a Las Vegas Street. Casinos feature attractions from pirate ships to Egyptian monuments to circus acts and gorgeous botanical gardens.