of these articles treats the texanische city Houston. For other meanings, see Houston (term clarifying).
Uptown Houston bei Nacht - Poast Oak Blvd
Uptown Houston at night - Poast Oak Blvd
pointed name: Space town center
seal flag
Siegel von Houston Flagge von Houston
base data
establishment: August 1836
state: The USA
Federal State: Texas
Counties: Away Bend County
Harris County
Montgomery County
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 29° 40 ′ N, 95° 18 ′ W
29° 40 ′ N, 95° 18 ′ W
time belt: Cent ral standard Time (UTC-6)
situation of the city in Texas
- Metropolregion:
2.012.626 (2004)
population density: 1.301, 8 inhabitants for each km ²
height: 12 m and. NN
surface: 1.558, 4 km ²
of it 1,500, 7 km ² country
city arrangement: 10 urban districts
postal zip codes: 77001-77299, 77339 and 77345
preselection: 713, 281 and 832
Web page: [1]
mayor: Bill White
satellite photograph

Houston is a city in the US Federal State Texas in the United States of America. It is called by native also „Bayou town center “and lies in the southeast of Texas in the Harris County. Them are the fourth largest city of the USA and the largest city in the Federal State Texas. Besides it is one of the two largest restaurant regions in Texas. Houston has 2.01 million inhabitant, in the Metropolregion lives more than 5 million humans.

Skyline of Houston in the evening from the motorway seen

table of contents


partnerships between cities

Houston have 16 twin cities. In clammy ones the year was started in that co-operation.

to culture and objects of interest


Alley Theatre
Jones resound

in Downtown Houston gives it to each other in next proximity numerous important institutions for culture: the Schauspielhaus To Alley Theatre, the Wortham center (the homestead of the Houston Grand Opera), Jones resound (the Houston Symphony Orchestra concert-resounds) and the hobby center for the Performing kind (a cultural center for appearances among other things of shows, musical and for concerts).

B. admits economics

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] to traffic for its oil industry and the Lyndon. Johnson space center, possesses Houston in addition, one of the largest seas port of the USA, as well as three airfields:


Club sport league stadium
Houston Aeros ice hockey American Hockey League Toyota center
Houston Astros baseball major League baseball (national League) minute of MaidPark
Houston Texans American football national football League (American football Conference) Reliant stage
Houston Rockets basketball national basketball Association Toyota center
Houston Comets basketball Women's national basketball Association Toyota center
Houston direct current generator
football major League Soccer (Western Conference) Robertson stage


of sons and daughters of the city

Web on the left of

Commons: Houston - pictures,Video and/or audio files

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