Las Vegas is the most populous city in Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping and fine dining. Las Vegas is famous for the number of casino resorts and associated entertainment. The major attractions in Las Vegas are the casinos and hotels. The most famous hotel casinos are those located on Las Vegas Boulevard within what is known as the Las Vegas Strip. These larger casinos are located outside of the city. The downtown area also features many casinos as well, for it used to be the focal point of the city’s gaming industry. Several large hotels and casinos are also located somewhat off the Strip, as well as in the county around the city.