Texas became a state of the U.S.A. in 1845. Its populations is
ethnically diverse and since the 19th century there has been mass immigration to
the State. Many scenic attractions are found in Texas, including pine forests,
rugged mountains and colorful deserts. You can also find many historic landmarks
in such cities as San Antonio. The capital is Austin and the largest city is
Houston skyline, the largest city of Texas.
The historic church of the Alamo Mission in San Antonio (18th century). It was
the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. Today it is a museum.
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Texas State Capitol in Austin. The building was
constructed from 1882 to 1888.
Dallas Arts District. Dallas is the third largest city in Texas, after Houston
and San Antonio.
Moody Gardens in Galveston
(photo Visit Houston).
Cowboy in Rhome Chisholm Trail Ranch, Texas.
Rio Grande in El Paso, on the border with Mexico. El Paso, located in a region
of cattle ranches and cotton and vegetable farms, is a commercial, industrial,
and mining center for west Texas and south-central
New Mexico. Irrigation for the Rio
Grande Valley is furnished by the Elephant Butte Reservoir in New Mexico.
Dallas Skyline (photo Visit Dallas).