Wikijunior:North America/United States/Texas
Texas is a state located in the South Central United States nicknamed the Lone Star State. Austin is the capital. Texas is the second largest U.S. state in both area and population. Houston is its largest city and fourth-largest in the United States, while the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area, also called the Metroplex, is the largest metropolitan area in the state and the fourth-largest in the nation.