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Texas, the name from the Indian language, its meaning is Friends or Allies.
The state is Austin, is located in the southeastern part of the state, a
population of 250 thousand. Metropolitan Dallas in the northeast part of the
state, a population of 85 million (Urban 160 million), American oil and the
largest city in the state, and the United States Space Research Center, Houston
Houston in the southeast part of the state, population 124 million (Urban 200
million) the sixth metropolis of the United States, state universities total
Cxxx years. The most famous, is located in the capital of smoked the University
of Texas. He set in 1883, the number of students of about 67000.
The state has six characteristics: first, in the area of fifty, second, second
only to California in alaska. It is the largest state in the continental United
States. Second, agriculture. It is the richest state in cotton production in the
United States. Third, animal husbandry, it is the largest U.S. cattle production
state. Fourth, the mineral, it is the largest U.S. oil production, accounting
for about 1/3 of total U.S. oil production. Fifth, petroleum chemical industry,
large companies throughout the United States, about two, of which nineteen is
located in the state. Sixth, the historical background is very complicated.
Listed in the territory of the United States before this, has been to five
countries (Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, of the American
The southeastern part of the United States Department the largest city of
Houston (Houston) is a Texas first city, the nation's largest center for the oil
industry and the third largest port, located in the southeast coast of Texas, by
80 km long canal to the sea and the Gulf of Mexico connected. Urban area of 1440
square kilometers. Large urban areas, including Harris and other 6 counties and
small towns near the area of 16278 square kilometers.
Blanco State Park located near Texas City Blanc South Branco, founded in 1934,
the biggest use of is service to the public, is one of the most popular public
leisure resort, and feel the nature, enjoy life a good place.
Museum of Neil Cochran is located in Austin, Texas, North Central, was
established in 1855 is a two-story Greek Revival style building, surrounded by
lush trees and flowers around. It has been used as a school for the blind, a
hospital, a private residence, is one of the three most important historical
residential Austen, as a museum open to the outside world.
For a long time, Texas mainly rely on the abundant natural resources in the
development of economy, are renowned for their energy industry is famous in the
world, is America's largest energy producing state.
Oil and gas: Dezhou's oil and natural gas production accounts for of the
nation's total output of 1/3 and 1/4, refining capacity of 27% of the United
states. Beginning in 1980s, Dezhou, the implementation of economic
diversification policy, the current oil and gas is still the main industry in
Dezhou, but the proportion has declined.
Agriculture and animal husbandry: more developed agriculture in Dezhou, the
third largest in the United States, the main agricultural products are cotton,
sorghum and other grains, vegetables and fruits. The animal husbandry of Dezhou
is the highest in the nation, mainly beef cattle, pigs, sheep and poultry.
High tech industry: the high-tech industry in Texas in recent years rapid
development, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas, Delta region is called the second
"Silicon Valley", the Houston area has become all over the country, and even the
world's largest medical training and treatment center.