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Rosenberg

(Encyclopedia) Rosenberg rō´zənbərg, city (1990 pop. 20,183), Fort Bend co., S Tex., on the Brazos River, in an oil and natural gas area; inc. 1902. Rosenberg and its sister city of Richmond are…

Moorhead

(Encyclopedia) Moorhead, city (1990 pop. 32,295), seat of Clay co., NW Minn., on the Red River; inc. 1881. A sister city of Fargo, N.Dak., it is a shipping and processing center for a livestock,…

Douglas

(Encyclopedia) Douglas. 1 City (1990 pop. 12,822), Cochise co., SE Ariz., at the Mexican border; inc. 1905. The mining and smelting of copper have been important since 1900; the city grew around a…

Niagara Falls

(Encyclopedia) Niagara Falls, city (1990 pop. 61,840), Niagara co., W N.Y., at the great falls of the Niagara River opposite Niagara Falls, Ont.; inc. 1892. Tourism is one of its oldest industries,…

Laredo

(Encyclopedia) Laredo lərā´dō, city (1990 pop. 122,899), seat of Webb co., S Tex., on the Rio Grande; founded 1755, inc. 1852. It is a port of entry on the U.S.-Mexican border, with a thriving export…

El Paso, Tex.

Mayor: Oscar Leeser (to 2017)2010 census population (rank): 649,121 (19); Male: 311,280 (48.0%); Female: 337,841 (52.0%); White: 524,764 (80.8%); Black: 22,006 (3.4%); American Indian and…

Angola Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Angola Index: Geography People History Government and Political Conditions Economy Defense Foreign Relations U.S.-Angolan Relations GEOGRAPHYAngola is…

Mexico Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Mexico   The Aztec Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico, December 23, 1999. [© AP Images]   PROFILE OFFICIAL NAME: United Mexican States…