Texas is a state located in the southern region of the United States. It is the second-largest state in terms of both area and population, with a total area of 268,596 square miles (696,241 square kilometers) and a population of approximately 29 million people.
The capital of Texas is Austin, while its largest city is Houston. Other major cities in the state include San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth.
Texas has a diverse economy that includes industries such as energy, technology, agriculture, and aerospace. It is also known for its rich history and cultural heritage, with landmarks such as the Alamo and the Space Center Houston.
The state is home to a number of renowned universities, including the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University. It also has a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, with notable cultural institutions such as the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Dallas Museum of Art.