Texas is the second-largest state in the United States, covering an area of approximately 268,820 square miles (696,200 square kilometers). It has a diverse landscape, including deserts, prairies, forests, mountains, and coastal areas. Texas is located in the southern region of the United States and is bordered by Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and Mexico to the south.
Texas has a population of over 29 million people, making it the second-most populous state in the country. The state is known for its rich history, including its role in the American Revolution, the Texas Revolution, and the Mexican-American War. Texas is also known for its strong cultural identity, including its unique blend of Mexican, European, and American influences.
The state’s economy is based on a variety of industries, including agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing, and technology. Texas is home to several major cities, including Houston, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, as well as several major universities, including the University of Texas and Texas A&M University.
The state capital is Austin, while the largest city is Houston. Other major attractions in Texas include the Alamo in San Antonio, NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, and the natural beauty of Big Bend National Park.