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The region of El Paso, the sixth largest city in the state of Texas, USA and the chair of El Paso County, is situated at the western tip of Texas on the northern region of the Rio Grande. El Paso's sister city is called the Ciudad Juárez. The culture and the economies of these 2 cities are flawlessly linked and as one they form one of the biggest domestic metropolis areas. El Paso is the most important port of admission to the U.S. from Mexico and an initial point for American tourism to Mexico.

The setting up of more than a few missions led to the enlargement and growth of the southern side of the Rio Grande. In the wake of the Texas Revolution in the year of 1836 the land northern of the Rio Grande was cede to Sam Houston for the Republic of Texas. The town of El Paso was included in 1873 but did not actually start on to experience growth until the influx of the Southern Pacific Railroad in the year 1881. In 1888, the Mexican government gave another name to El Paso as a sign of respect of political leader Benito Juárez. On the other hand, the city was given a new name El Paso on the U.S. side of the river.

The metropolis of El Paso is truthfully bilingual. Spanish was spoken but English was the dominant language of communication in a lot of places.

The El Paso region hosts a number of festivals from the Saint Anthony's Day festivity to the Fiesta de las Flores, in celebration of their miscellaneous civilization and inheritance.

The significant Mission Trail connected more than a few old Spanish missions and the centenary Museum and Chihuahua Desert Gardens boast exhibits that present the history of the area.

The Franklin Mountains separate El Paso in two. These mountains give tourists opportunities for year-round hiking, mountain biking and astound climbing while the southern peak provides an astonishing view of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.

 

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