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Capital: Austin
Nickname: The Lone Star State
Inhabitants: 28.7 million
Largest city: Houston
Airport: (DFW) Dallas / Fort Worth International
Fun Fact: The official Texas dessert is Pecan Pie.
About Texas
The second largest state in America. It is therefore not surprising that you hear ‘Everything is bigger’. Texas has more than 20 million inhabitants who mostly live in one of the major cities in the state: Dallas, Forth Worth, Austin and Houston. In the early years, Texas was its own country (1836-1845). The landscapes in Texas are impressive. There’s a ranch the size of the entire state of Rhode Island. The culture of the Texans is therefore full of being bigger in everything. In addition, November 22, 1963, is in the history books as the day President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in the Texas city of Dallas. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Texas including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Texas.

Brief History of Texas

Population: 25,674.681 thousand people (2011) Area: 696241.0 sq. km The Lone Star State of Texas is second only to Alaska in territory and California in terms of population. The vast wealth of Texas has made it the leading agricultural, oil and gas, chemical, cattle breeding and financial center of the United States. The toponym “Texas”… Read More »