1. A person from Las Vegas is called a "Las Vegan".
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  2. Most of Las Vegas' iconic hotels and even its famous welcome sign aren't technically located in the city of Las Vegas. They are in an unincorporated township called Paradise, Nevada.
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  3. The average visitor to Las Vegas gambles US$447.
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  4. About 300 couples marry in Las Vegas every day.
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  5. Atomic bomb tests were a major tourist attraction in Las Vegas during the 1950s.
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  6. The postage stamp of The Statue of Liberty depicts not the real statue in New York, but the replica in Las Vegas.
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  7. Las Vegas is home to 17 of the 20 largest hotels in the U.S.
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  8. In the 1950s, Las Vegas crowned a Miss Atomic Bomb.
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  9. The "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign was created in 1959.
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  10. Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack are widely credited with helping end segregation in Las Vegas, by refusing to perform in venues that wouldn't allow blacks.
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  11. There is a section of the Berlin Wall in the men's bathroom of the Main Street Station casino in Las Vegas.
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  12. All Las Vegas city facilities ―from government buildings to streetlights― run entirely on renewable energy.
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  13. Las Vegas is not the largest gambling centre in the world. Macau surpassed its gambling revenues in 2006.
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  14. Las Vegas airport has set up a bin outside one of the entrances for people who forgot they were carrying drugs on them.
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