California... or Texas?

Pick between California, Texas or both which the given statement is true about.
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Last updated: December 26, 2019
First submittedFebruary 13, 2019
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1. Border Mexico
California
Texas
Both
2. Has a greater land area
California
Texas
3. Was an independent country before it joined the Union
California
Texas
Both
Texas; 1836–1846 | California; June 14 – July 9, 1846
4. Joined the union earlier
Texas
California
Texas; December 29, 1845 | California; September 9, 1850
5. Has the largest population
Texas
California
California; 39 million | Texas; 28 million
6. Its capital is NOT its largest city
California
Texas
Both
Sacramento is California's 6th largest | Austin is Texas's 4th largest
7. Used to be under the Spanish rule
Both
California
Texas
8. Borders three other states
California
Texas
Both
Texas borders four states
9. Produces the most oil out of any state
California
Texas
California produces the most after Texas, North Dakota and Alaska
10. Contains both the highest and the lowest point of the contiguous United States
Texas
California
Death Valley is the lowest and Mount Whitney the highest point, both in California
11. Has more counties
Texas
California
Texas is divided into 254 counties, more than any other state. While California has 58 counties
12. Has an official coat of arms
Texas
Both
California
13. It would have been the 5th largest supplier of food in the world if it was a country
California
Texas
14. Was the home state of at least one U.S. president
Texas
Both
California
California was the home state of Nixon and Texas home to Lyndon Johnson and Dwight Eisenhower
15. Has the most national parks out of any state
Texas
California
California has 9 and Texas only has 2
16. Latinos outnumber the white population
Texas
California
Both
17. Has NO income tax
Texas
California
18. The only place on earth named "Earth" is located here
Texas
California
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