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#50州#内华达

(2013-04-23 15:33:06)
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分类: 社会与生活

The Silver State

Las Vegas skyline at night (Nevada Tourism)

#50#内华达位于美国西部,这是一个有着许多极致美景的地方:广袤的山脉风景,峡谷和沙漠,看起来属于其它星球。拉斯维加斯奢侈的华灯--如图--这里是地球上最豪华的度假地之一。拉斯维加斯和中国葫芦岛互为友好城市。该州名人有网球运动员阿加西。

火树银花之州


2013.04.25

See past the neon lights: Nevada has more mountain ranges and hot springs than any other U.S. state.

拉斯维加斯大道(Las Vegas Strip)上有88处流光溢彩的霓虹灯招牌,令人眼花缭乱,如坠迷雾。但内华达州(Nevada)还有更多值得探访的特色风貌,例如可以去埃尔科(Elko)欣赏牛仔诗歌,在劳林(Laughlin)驾驶摩托车体验风驰电掣的感觉,到太浩湖(Lake Tahoe)滑雪,或者在博尔德城(Boulder City)胡佛水坝(Hoover Dam)投下幸运硬币。

有关亚拉巴马州的详情见探索美国网站 DiscoverAmerica.com

首府:卡森城(Carson City)

人口: 2,723,322

地理:内华达州地处美国西部地区,北与俄勒冈州(Oregon)和爱达荷州接壤(Idaho),东与犹他州(Utah)和亚利桑纳州(Arizona)毗邻,南面和西面与加利福尼亚州(California)交界。内华达州地形以沙漠、山脉和峡谷为主。

高等教育:内华达大学拉斯维加斯分校(University of Nevada Las Vegas)是拉斯维加斯一所公立研究型大学,于1957年创建,本科学生人数维持在26,000多人的水平。该校最著名的专业是旅游酒店管理。商学、教育和法律专业的研究生课程也备受推崇。在素有“生于战火之州”(Battle-Born State)的内华达州,另一所公立研究型大学是内华达里诺大学(University of Nevada Reno),创建于1874年,位于里诺市,有本科生12,000人。该校以新闻、农业和自然科学的本科专业和商学、医学和工程学的研究生专业著称。

主要产业:内华达州经济以服务业为主,最重要的部门是旅游、赌博、娱乐及休闲服务等。内华达州的制造业产品有印刷品、食品、混凝土和机械。主要农业产品有畜牛、干草、乳制品、洋葱和马铃薯。矿业是该州经济另一个重要部门。内华达州是美国最大的黄金生产州。其他重要的矿业产品是银和铜。

内华达州名人:网球明星安德烈·阿加西(Andre Agassi);全国汽车比赛协会(NASCAR)赛手凯尔·布施(Kyle Busch);演员马修·格雷·古布勒(Matthew Gray Gubler)、鲁蒂娜·韦斯利(Rutina Wesley)和达韦·伊丽莎白·蔡斯(Daveigh Elizabeth Chase);搜索网站掘客(Digg)创始人凯文·罗斯(Kevin Rose);篮球运动员马库斯·班克斯(Marcus Banks);棒球运动员巴里·齐托(Barry Zito) 和布赖斯·哈珀(Bryce Harper);杀手乐队(The Killers)主唱布兰登·弗劳尔斯(Brandon Flowers)等都出生在内华达州。

大众文化:阿尔·帕西诺(Al Pacino)主演的1974年罪案剧《教父续集》(Godfather: Part II);马丁·斯科赛斯(Martin Scorsese)导演的1995年罪案剧 《赌城风云》(Casino);约翰尼·德普(Johnny Depp)主演的1998年故事片《赌城风情画》(Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas);希拉里·斯万克(Hilary Swank)和克林特·伊斯特伍德(Clint Eastwood)主演的2004年体育片《百万美元宝贝》(Million Dollar Baby)及科林·法瑞尔(Colin Farrell)主演的2011年恐怖片《新天师斗僵尸》(Fright Night)等都以内华达州为背景。

特色美食:内华达州的食品以牛肉干和肉条著称,做法是去除肉食材料的脂肪,然后烘干,可防变质。肉干一般可采用任何肉类,但内华达州主要采用牛肉,为了增添香味,往往选用水牛肉并涂上烧烤酱。

国际联系:下列城市与拉斯维加斯结为友好城市:菲律宾安吉利斯城(Angeles City, Philippines);韩国安山市(Ansan, South Korea);中国葫芦岛市;韩国济州市(Jeju City, South Korea);土耳其巴穆卡丽市(Pamukkale, Turkey)和泰国普吉岛市(Phuket, Thailand)。

趣闻轶事

• 内华达州境内有314条山脉,312处温泉,在美国各州中名列首位。

• 拉斯维加斯的酒店数量为全世界所有城市之冠。

• 内华达州的胡佛水坝是美国有史以来最大的单项公共工程。

探险活动:如果你想找到速度的感觉,不妨去拉斯维加斯的马里奥·安德雷蒂赛车学校(Mario Andretti Racing School),坐进印第车(Indy Car)的开放式座舱,在拉斯维加斯高速赛道(Las Vegas Motor Speedway)上跑一圈。你坐在乘客座椅上后,跑车从静止状态加速至每小时280公里,动静之间尽显真趣。



Read more: http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/chinese/inbrief/2013/04/20130425146449.html#ixzz2RXoiQMzQ
06 July 2012

See past the neon lights: Nevada has more mountain ranges and hot springs than any other U.S. state.

With 88 locations displaying neon signs, it is hard to see past the glow of the Las Vegas Strip — but there is more to Nevada. Enjoy cowboy poetry in Elko, rev up your motorcycles in Laughlin, ski in Lake Tahoe or toss a coin over Boulder City’s Hoover Dam.

Find out more about Nevada at DiscoverAmerica.com.

Capital: Carson City

Population: 2,723,322

Geography: Located in the Western region of the United States, Nevada shares a border with Oregon and Idaho to the north, Utah and Arizona to the east and California to the south and west. The state’s terrain is composed of deserts, mountains and valleys.

Higher Education: The University of Nevada Las Vegas, or UNLV for short, is a public research university in Las Vegas. Founded in 1957, UNLV maintains an undergraduate population of more than 26,000 students. The school is best known for its hospitality management program. Its highly regarded graduate programs include business, education and law. Another public research university in the Battle-Born State is the University of Nevada Reno (UNR). Founded in 1874, UNR is located in Reno and maintains an undergraduate enrollment of 12,000 students. The school is best known for its journalism, agriculture and natural science undergraduate programs and its business, medicine and engineering graduate programs.

Major Industries: The service industry reigns supreme in the Battle-Born State, with tourism, gambling, amusement and recreational services as the most important sectors. Nevada’s manufacturing outputs include printed products, food products, concrete and machinery. The state’s top agricultural products include cattle, hay, dairy, onions and potatoes. Mining is another important part of the state’s economy. Nevada is the largest producer of gold in the United States. Other important mined products include silver and copper.

Famous Nevadans: Tennis great Andre Agassi; NASCAR driver Kyle Busch; actors Matthew Gray Gubler, Rutina Wesley and Daveigh Elizabeth Chase; Digg founder Kevin Rose; basketball player Marcus Banks; baseball players Barry Zito and Bryce Harper; and The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers were all born in Nevada.

Pop Culture: The 1974 crime drama The Godfather: Part II, starring Al Pacino; the 1995 crime drama Casino, directed by Martin Scorsese; the 1998 drama Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, starring Johnny Depp; the 2004 sports drama Million Dollar Baby, starring Hilary Swank and Clint Eastwood; and the 2011 horror film Fright Night, starring Colin Farrell, were all set in the Battle-Born State.

Culinary Specialties: Nevada is known for its beef jerky, strips of meat that have been trimmed of fat and dried to prevent spoilage. Although jerky can be made from most any meat, Nevadans focus on beef and spruce up the taste with flavors such as buffalo and teriyaki.

International Connection: Las Vegas is sister cities with Angeles City, Philippines; Ansan, South Korea; Huludao, China; Jeju City, South Korea; Pamukkale, Turkey; and Phuket, Thailand.

Fun Facts:

• Nevada has more mountain ranges (314) and more hot springs (312) than any other U.S. state.

• Las Vegas has more hotel rooms than any other city in the world.

• Nevada’s Hoover Dam is the largest single public works project in the history of the United States.

Adventure Idea: Do you have the need for speed? Get behind the wheel of an open-cockpit Indy Car at the Mario Andretti Racing School at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. Experiences range from sitting in the passenger’s seat to putting the pedal to the metal at 280 kph.



Read more: http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/inbrief/2012/07/201207058530.html#ixzz2RGmZCDcb

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