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Texas, one of the largest states in the Southern U.S is endowed with diverse landscape, desert, pine forests, rippling rivers forming its boundary with Mexico. The vast land covers an area of 268, 581 sq mi and is inhabited by a staggering 27,469,114 people. It is the 26th state in the U.S in terms of density (103.1/sq mi). Guadalupe Peak is the highest point of this territory soaring high as much as 8,751 ft and Gulf of Mexico is the lowest point. Austin is the capital of the state and Houston is the largest city which is the inhabited by two-thirds of all Texans. One of vibrant aspects of Texas is its racial ethnicity. As per the latest United States Census, the racial breakdown is composed of 70.4% White, 11.9% Black, 3.8% Asian, 0.7% Native, 0.1% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 10.5% Other race and 2.7% two or more races.