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[Travel to North America] USA : El Paso

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El Paso is a city in Texas, USA, bordering Mexico. There are so many Mexicans living here. It’s almost Mexican-like and speaks two languages, English and Spanish. With a population of 678,000, it is one of the huge cities. It is the sixth largest city in Texas, with more than 80% Hispanics and Latins. Since the discovery of the oil field in the 20th century, economic development has been achieved, and it has become a key point in this area including economy, culture, and trade.

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Location

It’s a town on the US-Mexico border.

History

It is said that people already lived 10,000 years ago. The settlement of Spain in the 16th century was inhabited by indigenous peoples. El Paso County was founded in 1850, and after the Civil War, Americans began to flow into the town, and in 1881, when a railroad passed through the town, a population explosion occurred. It has grown rapidly and has grown significantly. After World War II, oil fields were found and further economic development was achieved.

Climate

It is dry all year round. It has a desert and highland climate. Temperatures range from 0 ° C to 35 ° C throughout the year.

Language

Many people use Spanish because there are many Mexicans. The first official language of the United States is English.

Security

El Paso is safer, but because it’s a border town, it’s easy to get rough if there’s a problem between the United States and Mexico.

Race

There are about 40% Hispanics because Mexico is just below the land. 25% are white. 23% are black. The rest are Asian.

Sightseeing Spot 1: Downtown

El Paso has a very strong Mexican color overall. Although it is in the United States, it makes me feel like I am in Mexico.

Sightseeing Spot 2: Magofin Home

Built in the latter half of the 19th century, it is a facility where you can learn about the lives of the wealthy people at that time. We recommend that you go see it along with downtown.

Sightseeing Spot 3: Scenic Drive

cenic Drive is very famous in El Paso. There is an observatory overlooking El Paso, from which you can see the US-Mexico border.

Sightseeing Spot 4: Fort Bliss

It has one of the largest air defense bases in the US military. There is also the Fort Bliss Museum, which tourists can freely visit.

Sightseeing Spot 5: Ciudad Juarez

Although it has nothing to do with El Paso, most people who come to El Paso visit this Ciudad Juarez. It is the largest city in Chihuahua, Mexico, across the Rio Grande River.

Hotel

Since El Paso is an advanced city, there are plenty of accommodation facilities. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the links below. It also supports other languages.

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