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Dallas and Fort-Worth


Dallas is the ninth most inhabited city in the country and third most populous in Texas with a population of around 1,341,075 people. Dallas has a diverse economy with dominant sectors in transportation, information technology, telecommunications, financial services, and defense.
The city and areas around it are mostly flat. Dallas was founded along the Trinity River, which is the major waterway through the city. To prevent the city from frequent flooding, the Trinity River is flanked on both sides by 50 feet. Elevations are between 450 and 550 feet.
The population is also very diverse and has a sixth-largest LGBT community in the States. There is numerous LGBT event throughout the year in Dallas, including the annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom (PRIDE) parade visited by thousands of people around the world.
The 50,7 % of the population is White (28,8 non-Hispanic), 24,8% Black or African American, 0,7% American Indian and Alaska Native, 2,9% Asian, and 2,6% from two or more races according to 2019 United States Census. 42% of the population is of Hispanic or Latino origin. 78% of the population practices Christianity according to the study by the Pew Research Center in 2014.
Most of the city’s architecture is from modernist and post-modernist eras, but some of it dates back to 19th and early 20th centuries. As for the cuisine, it is known for authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, also the barbeque.

Fort Worth

Just like Dallas, Fort Worth is among the largest cities in the United States where it ranks 15th on the list and 5th in the State. Initially, the city was founded as an army outpost in 1849 on a bluff near the Trinity River. City’s area of 349,2 square miles has 342,2 square mile of land and 7 square miles of water according to United States Census Bureau. The estimated population of Fort Worth as of 2017 is 874,168. 61,1 % of the population according to the 2010 Census is White (41,7% non-Hispanic), 18,9% Black or African American, 0,6% Native American, 3,7% Asian, 0,1% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 34,1% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and 3,1% of two or more races. The dominant religion in the city is Christianity with mostly Baptists (18,1%).
Fort Worth is known for having the first and largest indoor Rodeo in the world. The city has a large number of parks – 263 in total including 179 neighborhood parks.
1,5-mile quad-oval track – Texas Speedway is also part of the city in the Denton County.
Interstate Highways 30, 20, 35W, and 820 passes through Fort Worth. Before the establishment of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the city was served by Greater Southwest International Airport.

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