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Texas

Data & Facts

Texas Flag
State Name
Texas  - State Abbr.: TX
Statehood
29-Dez-1845
 - Statehood Ranking: 28
Land Area
261,797 sqaremiles  (678,029 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 2
Population
20,851,820
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Austin
Biggest City
Houston
Nickname
The Lone Star State
Motto
Friendship
Highest Point
2.666 m / 8,747 ft (Guadalupe Peak)
Lowest Point
Sea Level
Timezone
Central Standard Time (GMT-6hrs , MEZ-7hrs); just the western area (El Paso) has Mountain Time (GMT-7hrs , MEZ-8hrs)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Pecan
Flower
Bluebonnet
Bird
Mockingbird
Song
"Texas, Our Texas" (by: William J. Marsh und Gladys Yoakum Wright)

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Austin, Texas State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 30.27433 / Lon: -97.740496
Degree

 
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