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.


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 an area of western Texas, along the border with , north of the… 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.


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