The Geography of Texas

Texas is situated in the southern half of the United States. The area of 268,571 squared miles is roughly twice the size of Germany and the only other state larger than Texas is Alaska. It is bordered to the south by Mexico and the separation is marked by the River Grande which acts as the…

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The History of Texas

Texas is the second largest State within the United States in terms of both population and area. The nickname of Texas is the “Lone Star State”, which refers back to when Texas was an independent republic. Texas originates from the Caddo word “Tejas” which means friends. The flag for the State incorporates the single star…

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