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Land Acreage > Total 171.079 million acres [1st of 45]
Land Acreage > Total Cropland 26.9 million acres [2nd of 43]
Land Acreage > Total Forest Land 11.879 million acres [27th of 44]
Land Acreage > Total Pasture or Range Land 111.6 million acres [1st of 43]
Land area 261,797 sq mi [2nd of 56]
Land borders
New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana; international borders: Mexico
Largest cities (with populations) Houston - 2,012,626
May 2004 tornado outbreak sequence tornadoes > Number 15 [10th of 26]
Mean County Area 2,738.67 sq.km. [17th of 49]
Percentage of area water 2.53% [30th of 50]
State capitals (with populations) Austin - 681,804
Tornadoes > Fatalities 475 [1st of 55]
Tornadoes > Injuries 7,452 [1st of 55]
Tornadoes > Total cost of damage $1,955,927,552.00 [1st of 55]
Tornadoes > Total number 5,490 [1st of 55]
Total area 268,581 sq mi [2nd of 50]
US National Historic Landmarks > Number 46 [16th of 51]
US National Historic Landmarks > Number, non-duplicated 46 [16th of 51]
Water area 6,784 sq mi [9th of 50]

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