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Full Name - State of Texas
Admitted to the Union (Rank) - December 29, 1845 (28th)
Population 2012 (Rank) - 26,059,203 (2nd as of 2012 est)
Land Area (Rank) - 268,580 square miles; 2nd largest
Capital - Austin
State Nicknames - Lone Star State, Friendship State
Motto - Friendship
“Texas, Out Texas”
Flower: Texas Bluebonnet
Bird: Northern Mockingbird
Agriculture: farming (cotton, livestock)
Industry: petroleum and natural gas, steel, banking, insurance, tourism
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