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 .

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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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