Texas

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State of Texas
Flag of Texas State seal of Texas
Flag Seal
Ìlàjẹ́: The Lone Star State
Motto(s): Friendship
Map of the United States with Texas highlighted
Èdè oníibiṣẹ́ No official language
(see Languages spoken in Texas)
Orúkọaráàlú Texan
Texian (archaic)
Olúìlú Austin
Ìlú atóbijùlọ Houston
Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington[1]
Àlà  Ipò 2nd ní U.S.
 - Total 268,820[2] sq mi
(696,241 km2)
 - Width 773[3] miles (1,244 km)
 - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)
 - % water 2.5
 - Latitude 25° 50′ N to 36° 30′ N
 - Longitude 93° 31′ W to 106° 39′ W
Iyeèrò  Ipò 2nd ní U.S.
 - Total 24,326,974 (2008 est.)[4]
Density 79.6[5]/sq mi  (30.75/km2)
Ranked 26th in the U.S.
Elevation  
 - Highest point Guadalupe Peak[6]
8,751 ft (2,667 m)
 - Mean 1,700 ft  (520 m)
 - Lowest point Gulf of Mexico coast[6]
sea level
Admission to Union  December 29, 1845 (28th)
Gómìnà Rick Perry (R)
Ìgbákejì Gómìnà David Dewhurst (R)
Legislature {{{Legislature}}}
 - Upper house {{{Upperhouse}}}
 - Lower house {{{Lowerhouse}}}
U.S. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R)
John Cornyn (R)
U.S. House delegation 20 Republicans, 12 Democrats (list)
Time zones  
 - most of state Central: UTC-6/-5
 - tip of West Texas Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Abbreviations TX Tex. US-TX
Website texasonline.com

Texas


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  1. "Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Estimates". US Census. 2007-04-04. http://www.census.gov/population/www/estimates/CBSA-est2006-pop-chg.html. Retrieved 2008-04-28. 
  2. "Facts". Texas Almanac. 2008. http://www.texasalmanac.com/facts/. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  3. "Environment". Texas Almanac. 2008. http://www.texasalmanac.com/environment/. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  4. "2008 Population Estimates" (xls). US Census. http://www.census.gov/popest/states/NST-ann-est.html. Retrieved 2008-12-23. 
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  6. 6.0 6.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. April 29, 2005. http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html#Highest. Retrieved 2006-11-08.