Texas is a large state in the southern U.S. with deserts, pine forests and the Rio Grande, a river that forms its border with Mexico. In its biggest city, Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts houses works by well-known Impressionist and Renaissance painters, while Space Center Houston offers interactive displays engineered by NASA. Austin, the capital, is known for its eclectic music scene.

Area: 268,820 square miles (696,200 km2)
Capital: Austin
Population: 26.9 million residents (Jan 1, 2014)

Points of interest

Banff National Park
West Edmonton Mall
Calgary Stampede
Jasper National Park
Canadian Rockies

Colleges and Universities

University of Alberta in Edmonton
University of Calgary in Calgary
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton
Athabasca University in Athabasca
University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge

Travel Alberta

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