Geography of Texas

Answer these questions related to the geography of the U.S. state of Texas.
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What body of water does Texas border?
Gulf of Mexico
What river makes the non-straight borderlines between Texas and Oklahoma?
Red River
Which river makes the entire Texan border with Mexico?
Rio Grande
What is the state capital of Texas?
Austin
On what river is the above located?
Colorado River
What city was site of the Battle of Alamo?
San Antonio
What is the name of the desert that is located between Mexico and western Texas?
Chihuahuan Desert
What is the most populous city in Texas in terms of city proper?
Houston
In what county is that city located?
Harris
What name is given to the major rectangular-shaped part of Texas to its north?
Texas Panhandle
What "yellow" city is the most populous one in that region?
Amarillo
What Texas city is right on the western side of the Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez?
El Paso
What region is considered be to the border between the
American Southwest and Southeast?
Hill Country
What are the only two national parks that are located in Texas?
Big Bend
What are the only two national parks that are located in Texas?
Guadalupe
What oil field's gusher blew for 9 days in 1901 at a rate of 100,000 barrels of oil per day?
Spindletop
Which states shares the shortest border with Texas?
Arkansas
What is the second-biggest city in Dallas metropolitan area?
Fort Worth
Which coastal city was devastated by a hurricane in 1900?
Galveston
What Texan barrier island is the longest one in the world?
Padre Island
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