South Texas Plains

's southern region is, for the most part, a forbidding desert area. A borderland with nearby , it acts as a gateway for those coming north and those going south.
is the third largest city in the state of Texas and the 7th largest in the .
is a city in the . is known as the Little Alsace of Texas, because its founder brought in a large group of settlers from in the 1840s.
The twin cities of , and , , which celebrated their 250th anniversary in 2005, are situated on the banks of the Rio Grande.
is a city in the , across the Rio Grande from in .
is a city on the . It is just across the river from the slightly larger city of Piedras Negras in the state of .
is a city on the . was named after the daughter of ranchman Richard King, who established the famous King Ranch.

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