Texas is the second largest and second most populous state in the . Owing to its remarkable size, distinctive culture and politics, and colorful history, many Texans maintain a fiercely independent attitude, with Texan identity often superseding American identity.

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is vast and rugged area, and one of the least visited national parks in the continental U.S.

is a city of over 900,000 people in the region of the of .

is a sprawling port city in Southeastern .

Located at the southernmost tip of , is a popular location for Mexican and American beach tourists.


The Region is located in the north central part of .

' stretches for hundreds of miles, from the border to Brownsville on the Rio Grande.

The northwest corner of is known as the , probably because it juts out in stark plaintiveness from the rest of the state.

's southern region is, for the most part, a forbidding desert area.

The is the name of the region encompassing east and northeast .


Other Names for Texas

  • Amharic: ቴክሳስ
  • Arabic: تكساس
  • Armenian: Տեխաս
  • Arpitan: Tèxas
  • Aymara: Texas suyu
  • Belarusian: Штат Тэхас
  • Bengali: টেক্সাস
  • Bishnupriya: টেক্সাস
  • Bulgarian: Тексас
  • Burmese: တက္ကဆပ်ပြည်နယ်
  • Central Kurdish: تێکساس
  • Chechen: Техас
  • Cheyenne: Toháanoéhoëva
  • Chinese: 德克萨斯州
  • Church Slavic: Тєѯасъ
  • Chuvash: Техас
  • Cornish: Teksas
  • Croatian: Teksas
  • Dimli (individual language): Teksas
  • Eastern Mari: Техас
  • Egyptian Arabic: تكساس
  • English: Lone Star State
  • Esperanto: Teksaso
  • French: Texas
  • Gagauz: Teksas
  • Georgian: ტეხასი
  • German: Texas
  • Gilaki: تگزاس
  • Greek: Τέξας
  • Haitian: Teksas
  • Hakka Chinese: Tet-khiet-sat-sṳ̂
  • Hawaiian: Kekeka
  • Hebrew: טקסס
  • Hindi: टेक्सस
  • Inuktitut: ᑖᒃᓵᔅ
  • Italian: Texas
  • Japanese: テキサス州
  • Kalmyk: Теексәс
  • Kannada: ಟೆಕ್ಸಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Texas shtati
  • Kazakh: Техас
  • Korean: 텍사스 주
  • Kurdish: Teksas
  • Latin: Texia
  • Latvian: Teksasa
  • Literary Chinese: 德克薩斯州
  • Lithuanian: Teksasas
  • Lojban: teksys
  • Macedonian: Тексас
  • Malayalam: ടെക്സസ്
  • Marathi: टेक्सास
  • Mazanderani: تگزاس
  • Mongolian: Техас
  • Navajo: Akałii Bikéyah
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): टेक्सस
  • Newari: तेक्सास
  • Northern Luri: تئگزاس
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tèxas
  • Ossetian: Техас
  • Pali: टेक्सास
  • Panjabi: ਟੈਕਸਸ
  • Papiamento: Teksas
  • Persian: تگزاس
  • Polish: Teksas
  • Portuguese: Texas
  • Quechua: Texas suyu
  • Russia Buriat: Техас
  • Russian: Техас
  • Samogitian: Teksasos
  • Sanskrit: टेक्सास्
  • Serbian: Тексас
  • Silesian: Teksas
  • Slovenian: Teksas
  • South Azerbaijani: تگزاس ایالتی
  • Spanish: Estado de Texas
  • Spanish: Estado de la Estrella Solitaria
  • Spanish: Tejas
  • Spanish: Texas
  • Tagalog: Teksas
  • Tajik: Тексас
  • Tamil: டெக்சஸ்
  • Tatar: Техас
  • Telugu: టెక్సస్
  • Thai: รัฐเทกซัส
  • Tibetan: ཋེག་ཟ་སི།
  • Turkish: Teksas
  • Turkmen: Tehas
  • Uighur: Téksas Shitati
  • Ukrainian: Техас
  • Urdu: ٹیکساس
  • Western Frisian: Teksas
  • Western Mari: Техас
  • Western Panjabi: ٹیکساس
  • Yakut: Техас
  • Yiddish: טעקסאס
  • Yue Chinese: 德薩斯州
  • State of Texas
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