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21 Fun facts about Texas

texas_2_1When Texas joined the Union in 1845, it kept the right to fly its flag at the same height as the national flag. Tweet This


texas_2_2The cattle population is almost 17 million. Tweet This



texas_2_3More bat species can be found in Texas than in any other state. Tweet This



texas_2_4Laredo, TX is the largest inland port in the world. Tweet This


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fun facts about texas 2_5Texas is producing most of the wool in the United States. Tweet This


texas_2_6The state motto is “friendship”. Tweet This


texas_2_7Caddo Lake is Texas’s only natural lake. Tweet This


texas_2_8Dell and Compaq have their HQ in central Texas, which is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of the south. Tweet This


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texas 2 9Texas has fabulous sports teams: Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Houston Astros, Houston Comets, and Texas Rangers. Tweet This


texas_2_10First suspension bridge in the U.S. was built in 1870 in Waco and is still operational. Tweet This


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texas_2_11First covered stadium in the U.S. was constructed in Houston, in 1965. Tweet This



texas_2_12If Texas were an independent country, it would be the world’s 5th largest petroleum-producing nation. Tweet This


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texas_2_13Texas is the U.S. state enduring most tornadoes – 140 per year. Tweet This


fun facts about texas 2_14Guadalupe is the highest peak in Texas with its 2,667 m. Tweet This


texas_2_15In 1962, NASA started the construction of the Manned Spacecraft Centre near Houston. Tweet This


texas 2 16Primarily known for its oil, Texas is the leader in wind power business, and has huge aerospace and aviation industry. Tweet This


texas_2_1752 Fortune 500 companies including ExxonMobil, AT&T, and American Airlines have their HQs in Texas. Tweet This


texas_2_18If Texas were an independent country, it would have the 13th highest GDP in the World. Tweet This


texas_2_19Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson were the only Texas-born presidents of the U.S. Tweet This


texas_2_20On 22 November 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. The very same day, Vice-President Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as president aboard the presidential airplane. Tweet This


texas_2_21There are over 70,000 miles of highway in Texas. Tweet This

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