By Wayne Wheelwright
This booklet is a part of a chain of fifty speedy proof approximately all the country. This ebook covers the nation of Texas. evidence concerning the significant towns, the heritage of the country, recognized humans associated with Texas and plenty of extra topics. This e-book comprises all you are going to ever want to know in regards to the Lone superstar country.
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The state is in the South Central part of the country and shares an international border with Mexico. S. states that share a border with Texas are New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the north-east and Louisiana to the east. Texas is the second most populous state in the country behind California. Texas has a population of just over 26 million people. 1/sq mile which is 26th in the United States. Texas is home to some of the largest cities in the country including Houston and San Antonio.
Also known as Paseo del Río the paths are lined by bars, shops and restaurants and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Texas. The river walk connects other major tourist attractions such as the Alamo to the Rivercenter Mall, the Arneson River Theatre, Marriage Island and the Tower Life Building among others. Big Bend National Park is the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert Topography and ecology in the United States. The park contains over 1,200 species of plants, over 450 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles and 75 species of mammals.
The Houston Rockets are a professional basketball team that plays in the Southwest Division of the Western Conference of the NBA. The franchise was originally established in 1967 as the San Diego Rockets before moving to Houston 4 years later. The Rockets have retired the numbers 22,23,24,34 and 45 for the players Clyde Drexler, Calvin Murphy, Moses Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon and Rudy Tomjanovich. The Rockets play their home games at the Toyota Center and have been a hugely successful franchise having won 4 Division Titles, 4 Conference Titles and 2 consecutive NBA Championships in 1994 and 1995.
50 Quick Facts about Texas by Wayne Wheelwright