Texas

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 a sprawling port city in Southeastern Texas. Photo: Ed Schipul, CC BY 2.0.

is a city of over 960,000 people in the region of Texas. Photo: boltron, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, the ninth largest city in the United States and the third largest in the state of Texas, is an impressive melting pot of culture and character. Photo: Cordphaeton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex is a large area in the region of Texas. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

The Region is located in the north central part of Texas. Photo: Troy34, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Texas' stretches for hundreds of miles, from the border to on the Rio Grande. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The northwest corner of Texas is known as the , probably because it juts out in stark plaintiveness from the rest of the state. Photo: Leaflet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a region of the state of Texas in the . Photo: David Leo Veksler, CC BY 2.0.

The Big Bend is part of the region in southwestern Texas, along the border with , north of the prominent bend in the for which the region is named. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is the name of the region encompassing east and northeast Texas. Photo: Troy34, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Texas's southern region is, for the most part, a forbidding desert area. Photo: Troy34, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Texas

Latitude of center
31.816° or 31° 48' 57.7" north
Longitude of center
-99.5121° or 99° 30' 43.6" west
Population
27,700,000
Abbreviation
TX
Elevation
1834 feet (559 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316998356
Geo­Names ID
4736286
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Tiksas
  • Afar: Texas shtati
  • Afrikaans: Texas
  • Albanian: Teksasi
  • Albanian: Texas
  • Amharic: ቴክሳስ
  • Arabic: Texas
  • Arabic: تكساس
  • Aragonese: Texas
  • Armenian: Տեխաս
  • Arpitan: Tèxas
  • Asturian: Texas
  • Aymara: Texas suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Texas
  • Bashkir: Техас
  • Basque: Texas
  • Bavarian: Texas
  • Belarusian: Тэксас
  • Belarusian: Тэхас
  • Belarusian: Штат Тэхас
  • Bengali: টেক্সাস
  • Bhojpuri: टेक्सास
  • Bishnupriya: টেক্সাস
  • Bislama: Texas
  • Bosnian: Teksas
  • Bosnian: Texas
  • Breton: Texas
  • Bulgarian: Тексас
  • Burmese: တက္ကဆပ်ပြည်နယ်
  • Catalan: Texas
  • Cebuano: Texas
  • Central Bikol: Texas
  • Central Kurdish: تێکساس
  • Chavacano: Texas
  • Chechen: Техас
  • Cherokee: ᏅᏓᎩ
  • Cheyenne: Toháano'ého'ëva
  • Cheyenne: Toháanoéhoëva
  • Chinese: Texas
  • Chinese: 孤星州
  • Chinese: 得克萨斯州 / 德克薩斯州 / 德薩斯州
  • Chinese: 得克萨斯州
  • Chinese: 得州
  • Chinese: 德克萨斯州
  • Chinese: 德克薩斯州
  • Chinese: 德州
  • Chinese: 德薩斯州
  • Chinese: 朋友州
  • Church Slavic: Тєѯасъ
  • Chuvash: Техас
  • Cornish: Teksas
  • Corsican: Texas
  • Crimean Tatar: Tehas
  • Croatian: Teksas
  • Czech: State of Texas
  • Czech: Texas
  • Danish: Texas
  • Dimli (individual language): Teksas
  • Dimli (individual language): Texas
  • Dutch: Texas
  • Eastern Mari: Техас
  • Egyptian Arabic: تكساس
  • English: Lone Star State
  • English: State of Texas
  • English: TX
  • English: Tex.
  • English: Texas, United States
  • English: US-TX
  • Esperanto: Solstela Ŝtato
  • Esperanto: TX
  • Esperanto: Teksaso
  • Esperanto: Ŝtato Teksaso
  • Estonian: Texas
  • Faroese: Texas
  • Fiji Hindi: Texas
  • Finnish: Teksas
  • Finnish: Texas
  • French: Texas
  • Gagauz: Teksas
  • Galician: Texas
  • Galician: تگزاس
  • Georgian: ტეხასი
  • German: TX
  • German: Texas
  • German: US-TX
  • Gilaki: تگزاس
  • Gorontalo: Texas
  • Gothic: 𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌺𐍃𐌰𐍃
  • Greek: Τέξας
  • Guarani: Texas
  • Gujarati: ટેક્સસ
  • Gujarati: ટેક્સાસ
  • Haitian: Teksas
  • Hakka Chinese: Tet-khiet-sat-sṳ̂
  • Hakka Chinese: Texas
  • Hausa: Kekeka
  • Hausa: Texas
  • Hawaiian: Kekeka
  • Hebrew: טקסס
  • Hindi: टॅक्सस
  • Hindi: टेक्सस
  • Hindi: टेक्सास
  • Hungarian: Texas
  • Icelandic: Texas
  • Ido: Texas
  • Igbo: Texas
  • Iloko: Texas
  • Inari Sami: Texas
  • Indonesian: Texas
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Texas
  • Interlingue: Texas
  • Inuktitut: ᑖᒃᓵᔅ
  • Inupiaq: Texas
  • Irish: Texas
  • Italian: Texas
  • Japanese: テキサス州
  • Javanese: Texas
  • Kabiyè: Tɛkɩzasɩ
  • Kabyle: Texas
  • Kalmyk: Теексәс
  • Kalmyk: Техас
  • Kannada: ಟೆಕ್ಸಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Texas shtati
  • Kazakh: Техас
  • Kazakh: техас
  • Korean: 텍사스
  • Korean: 텍사스 주
  • Korean: 텍사스주
  • Kurdish: Teksas
  • Ladino: Texas
  • Lao: Texas
  • Latin: Texia
  • Latvian: Teksasa
  • Ligurian: Texas
  • Limburgan: Texas
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Texas
  • Literary Chinese: 德克薩斯州
  • Lithuanian: Teksasas
  • Lojban: teksys
  • Lombard: Texas
  • Low German: Texas
  • Lower Sorbian: Texas
  • Luxembourgish: Texas
  • Macedonian: Тексас
  • Maithili: टेक्सस
  • Malagasy: Texas
  • Malay: Texas
  • Malayalam: ടെക്സസ്
  • Manx: Texas
  • Maori: Texas
  • Marathi: टेक्सास
  • Mazanderani: تگزاس
  • Min Dong Chinese: Texas
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tek-chiu
  • Min Nan Chinese: Texas
  • Mingrelian: ტეხასი
  • Mongolian: Техас
  • Moroccan Arabic: طيكساس
  • Nauru: Texas
  • Navajo: Akałii Bikéyah
  • Nepali: टेक्सस
  • Nepali: तेक्सास
  • Newari: टेक्सास
  • Newari: तेक्सास
  • Northern Frisian: Texas
  • Northern Luri: تئگزاس
  • Northern Luri: تگزاس
  • Northern Sami: Texas
  • Norwegian: Texas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: TX
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tex.
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Texas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Texas
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tèxas
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܬܟܣܐܣ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Texas
  • Ossetian: Техас
  • Pali: टेक्सास
  • Pampanga: Texas
  • Panjabi: ਟੈਕਸਸ
  • Papiamento: Teksas
  • Persian: تگزاس
  • Piemontese: Texas
  • Polish: Teksas
  • Portuguese: Texas
  • Pushto: تکزاس
  • Quechua: Texas suyu
  • Romanian: Texas
  • Romansh: Texas
  • Russia Buriat: Техас
  • Russian: Тексас
  • Russian: Техас
  • Russian: Штат Одинокой звезды
  • Russian: Штат Техас
  • Samogitian: Teksasos
  • Sanskrit: टेक्सास्
  • Santali: ᱴᱮᱠᱥᱟᱥ
  • Sardinian: Texas
  • Saterfriesisch: Texas
  • Scots: Texas
  • Scottish Gaelic: Texas
  • Serbian: Тексас
  • Serbo-Croatian: Texas
  • Sicilian: Texas
  • Silesian: Teksas
  • Sinhala: ටෙක්සාස්
  • Slovak: Texas
  • Slovenian: Teksas
  • Somali: Texas
  • South Azerbaijani: تکزاس ایالتی
  • South Azerbaijani: تگزاس ایالتی
  • Spanish: Estado de Texas
  • Spanish: Estado de la Estrella Solitaria
  • Spanish: TX
  • Spanish: Tejas
  • Spanish: Texas
  • Swahili: Texas
  • Swedish: Texas
  • Swiss German: Texas
  • Tagalog: Teksas
  • Tagalog: Texas
  • Tajik: Тексас
  • Tajik: Техас
  • Tamil: டெக்சஸ்
  • Tatar: Техас
  • Telugu: టెక్సస్
  • Thai: รัฐเทกซัส
  • Thai: รัฐเท็กซัส
  • Tibetan: ཋེག་ཟ་སི།
  • Tosk Albanian: Texas
  • Turkish: Teksas
  • Turkmen: Tehas
  • Uighur: Téksas Shitati
  • Ukrainian: TX
  • Ukrainian: Техас
  • Ukrainian: штат Техас
  • Upper Sorbian: Texas
  • Urdu: ٹیکساس
  • Uzbek: Texas
  • Venetian: Tecsas
  • Venetian: Texas
  • Vietnamese: Texas
  • Volapük: Texas
  • Volapük: Täxasän
  • Waray (Philippines): Texas
  • Welsh: Texas
  • Western Armenian: Թեքսաս
  • Western Frisian: Teksas
  • Western Mari: Техас
  • Western Panjabi: ٹیکساس
  • Wu Chinese: 徳克萨斯州
  • Yakut: Техас
  • Yiddish: טעקסאס
  • Yiddish: טעקסעס
  • Yoruba: Texas
  • Yue Chinese: Texas
  • Yue Chinese: 得實省
  • Yue Chinese: 德克薩斯州
  • Yue Chinese: 德州
  • Yue Chinese: 德沙士省
  • Yue Chinese: 德薩斯州
  • Zeeuws: Texas
  • Zulu: Texas

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