Texas
English: Texas

State of Texas
Banner o TexasState seal o Texas
FlagSeal
Nickname(s): The Lone Star State
Motto(s): Friendship
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Texas heichlichtit
Offeecial leidNae offeecial leid
(see Leids spoken in Texas)
Spoken leidsInglis 68.7%
Spainyie 27.0%[1]
DemonymTexan
Texian (archaic)
Tejano
CaipitalAustin
Lairgest ceetyHouston
Lairgest metroDallas–Fort Worth[2]
AurieRanked 2nt
 • Tot268,581[3] sq mi
(696,241 km2)
 • Width773[4] miles (1,244 km)
 • Lenth790 miles (1,270 km)
 • % watter2.5
 • Latitude25° 50′ N tae 36° 30′ N
 • Longitude93° 31′ W tae 106° 39′ W
PopulationRanked 2nt
 • Tot25,674,681 (2011 est)[5]
 • Density98.1/sq mi  (37.9/km2)
Ranked 26t
Elevation
 • Heichest pyntGuadalupe Peak[6][7][8]
8,751 ft (2667.4 m)
 • Mean1,700 ft  (520 m)
 • Lawest pyntGuwf o Mexico[7]
sea level
Afore statehuidRepublic of Texas
Admission to Union29 December 1845 (28t)
GovrenorGreg Abbott (R)
Lieutenant GovernorDavid Dewhurst (R)
LegislaturTexas Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. SenatorsJohn Cornyn (R)
Ted Cruz (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation23 Republicans, 9 Democrats (leet)
Time zones 
 • maist o stateCentral: UTC −6/−5
 • tip o Wast TexasMuntain: UTC −7/−6
ISO 3166US-TX
AbbreviationsTX, Tex.
Wabsteidwww.texas.gov

Texas is the seicont maist populous an the seicont maist extensive o the 50 states in the Unitit States o Americae, an the maist extensive state o the 48 contiguous Unitit States. The name, based on the Caddo wird tejas meanin "friends" or "allies", wis applee'd bi the Spaingie tae the Caddo thairsels an tae the region o thair dounset in East Texas.[9] Texas haes an aurie o 268,820 square miles (696,200 km2), an a growin population of 25.7 million residents.[10]

Footnotes

  1. Texas — Languages. MLA. Retrieved April 15, 2010. 
  2. "Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Estimates". US Census. April 4, 2007. Retrieved April 28, 2008. 
  3. Facts (2008–2009 ed.). Texas Almanac. 2008. Retrieved April 29, 2008. 
  4. "Environment" (2008–2009 ed.). Texas Almanac. 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on March 17, 2008. Retrieved April 29, 2008. 
  5. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 23, 2015. 
  6. "El Capitan". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  8. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  9. Texas, origin of name Handbook of Texas Online
  10. "U.S. Census Bureau Announces 2010 Census Population Counts – Apportionment Counts Delivered to President". Press Release. U.S. Census Bureau. December 21, 2010. Retrieved February 7, 2011. 
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Texas
Alemannisch: Texas
አማርኛ: ቴክሳስ
aragonés: Texas
Ænglisc: Texas
العربية: تكساس
مصرى: تكساس
asturianu: Texas
Aymar aru: Texas suyu
azərbaycanca: Texas
башҡортса: Техас
Boarisch: Texas
žemaitėška: Teksasos
Bikol Central: Texas
беларуская: Тэхас
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Тэхас
български: Тексас
भोजपुरी: टेक्सास
Bislama: Texas
বাংলা: টেক্সাস
བོད་ཡིག: ཋེག་ཟ་སི།
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: টেক্সাস
brezhoneg: Texas
bosanski: Teksas
буряад: Техас
català: Texas
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Texas
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Texas
нохчийн: Техас
Cebuano: Texas
ᏣᎳᎩ: ᏅᏓᎩ
Tsetsêhestâhese: Toháano'ého'ëva
کوردی: تێکساس
corsu: Texas
čeština: Texas
словѣньскъ / ⰔⰎⰑⰂⰡⰐⰠⰔⰍⰟ: Тєѯасъ
Чӑвашла: Техас
Cymraeg: Texas
dansk: Texas
Deutsch: Texas
Zazaki: Teksas
dolnoserbski: Texas
Ελληνικά: Τέξας
emiliàn e rumagnòl: Tèxas
English: Texas
Esperanto: Teksaso
español: Texas
eesti: Texas
euskara: Texas
فارسی: تگزاس
suomi: Texas
føroyskt: Texas
français: Texas
arpetan: Tèxas
Nordfriisk: Texas
Frysk: Teksas
Gaeilge: Texas
Gagauz: Teksas
Gàidhlig: Texas
galego: Texas
گیلکی: تگزاس
Avañe'ẽ: Texas
Bahasa Hulontalo: Texas
ગુજરાતી: ટેક્સસ
Gaelg: Texas
Hausa: Texas
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Texas
Hawaiʻi: Kekeka
עברית: טקסס
हिन्दी: टेक्सस
Fiji Hindi: Texas
hrvatski: Texas
hornjoserbsce: Texas
Kreyòl ayisyen: Teksas
magyar: Texas
հայերեն: Տեխաս
interlingua: Texas
Bahasa Indonesia: Texas
Interlingue: Texas
Igbo: Texas
Iñupiak: Texas
Ilokano: Texas
Ido: Texas
íslenska: Texas
italiano: Texas
ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ/inuktitut: ᑖᒃᓵᔅ
日本語: テキサス州
la .lojban.: teksys
Jawa: Texas
ქართული: ტეხასი
Qaraqalpaqsha: Texas shtati
Taqbaylit: Tiksas
Kabɩyɛ: Tɛkɩzasɩ
қазақша: Техас
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಟೆಕ್ಸಸ್
한국어: 텍사스주
kurdî: Teksas
kernowek: Teksas
Latina: Texia
Ladino: Texas
Lëtzebuergesch: Texas
Lingua Franca Nova: Texas
Limburgs: Texas
Ligure: Texas
lumbaart: Texas
لۊری شومالی: تگزاس
lietuvių: Teksasas
latviešu: Teksasa
मैथिली: टेक्सस
Malagasy: Texas
олык марий: Техас
Māori: Texas
македонски: Тексас
മലയാളം: ടെക്സസ്
монгол: Техас
मराठी: टेक्सास
кырык мары: Техас
Bahasa Melayu: Texas
မြန်မာဘာသာ: တက္ကဆပ်ပြည်နယ်
مازِرونی: تگزاس
Dorerin Naoero: Texas
Plattdüütsch: Texas
Nedersaksies: Texas
नेपाली: टेक्सस
नेपाल भाषा: तेक्सास
Nederlands: Texas (staat)
norsk nynorsk: Texas
norsk: Texas
Diné bizaad: Akałii Bikéyah
occitan: Tèxas
Ирон: Техас
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਟੈਕਸਸ
Kapampangan: Texas
Papiamentu: Teksas
पालि: टेक्सास
polski: Teksas
Piemontèis: Texas
پنجابی: ٹیکساس
پښتو: تکزاس
português: Texas
Runa Simi: Texas suyu
rumantsch: Texas
română: Texas
русский: Техас
संस्कृतम्: टेक्सास्
саха тыла: Техас
sardu: Texas
sicilianu: Texas
davvisámegiella: Texas
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Texas
Simple English: Texas
slovenčina: Texas
slovenščina: Teksas
Soomaaliga: Texas
shqip: Texas
српски / srpski: Тексас
Seeltersk: Texas
svenska: Texas
Kiswahili: Texas
ślůnski: Teksas
தமிழ்: டெக்சஸ்
తెలుగు: టెక్సస్
тоҷикӣ: Техас
Türkmençe: Tehas
Tagalog: Texas
Türkçe: Teksas
татарча/tatarça: Техас (штат)
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: Téksas Shitati
українська: Техас
اردو: ٹیکساس
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Texas
vèneto: Tecsas
Tiếng Việt: Texas
Volapük: Texas
Winaray: Texas
хальмг: Техас
მარგალური: ტეხასი
ייִדיש: טעקסאס
Yorùbá: Texas
Zeêuws: Texas
Bân-lâm-gú: Texas
粵語: 德薩斯州
isiZulu: Texas