DallasDallas 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.