Nevada is located in the western region of the US. It is bordered to the west by California. Oregon and Idaho are to the north and Utah and Arizona are to the east. Nevada is the 7th largest state in area. Nevada is rich in resort areas that attract people from all over the world. Tourism is one of Nevada's top industries. Other industries include food processing, machinery, printing and publishing. Mining and cattle ranching have a huge impact on the state's economy. Gold, silver, copper and gypsum are just a few of the minerals that are mined in Nevada.