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Texas is the second-largest state in the USA, covering an area of approximately 695,662 square
kilometers, with a population of around 29.3 million people. The capital of Texas is Austin, and the
largest city is Houston. Each year, millions of people visit Texas to experience its rich history and
culture, diverse landscapes, and thriving economy. Texas offers an abundance of activities and
attractions for tourists, including the beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, Western culture, MexicanAmerican culture, the music scene, and national parks such as Big Bend National Park and
Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Texas has a rich history that dates back to the time of
indigenous peoples. Later, the area was controlled by Spain and then Mexico before becoming a
state in the USA in 1845. During the 19th century, Texas became a significant hub for cowboys and
Western culture, which continues to be associated with the state today. Cowboy culture has
persisted in Texas and remains a major tourist attraction, drawing many visitors each year

Cowboys, Coast, and Culture: Discover the Real Texas on Vacation

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