Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States. The Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after Dallas-Fort Worth. With a total area of 1,620 km2 Houston is the largest city in the United States by total area. Houston’s economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. Nicknamed the “Space City”, Houston is a global city, with strengths in culture, medicine, and research. The city has a population from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. Houston is the most diverse metropolitan area in Texas and has been described as the most racially and ethnically diverse major metropolis in the U.S. Houston wheelchair access is of a high standard indeed.
This allows you to enjoy Houston’s many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District.
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