Texas is the second largest and second most populous state in the United States of America. 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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Austin is a city of over 700,000 people in the Hill Country region of the U.S. state of Texas.

Big Bend National Park is vast, rugged, and one of the least visited national parks in the continental U.S.

Dallas, 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.

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In Texas

The Prairies and Lakes Region is located in the north central part of Texas. It is home to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the forth largest metropolitan area in the United States.

The Hill Country is a region of the state of Texas in the United States of America.

Texas' Gulf Coast stretches for hundreds of miles, from the Louisiana border to Brownsville on the Rio Grande.

Big Bend Country is a region in Texas. It is also referred to as the Big Bend region.

The northwest corner of Texas is known as the Texas Panhandle, probably because it juts out in stark plaintiveness from the rest of the state.

Texas's southern region is, for the most part, a forbidding desert area. A borderland with nearby Mexico, it acts as a gateway for those coming North and those going South.

Piney Woods is a region in northeast Texas. Great fishing and good golf facilities are in this area.

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