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El Paso Essential Info


El Paso is the sixth largest city in Texas, on the United States-Mexico border. The city on the other side of the border is Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. El Paso is often called the Sun City. Collectively, the city of El Paso and other nearby cities, such as Juarez and Las Cruces, New Mexico are referred to as The Borderland.

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  1. El Paso is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious rodeos in the world, The Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo.
  2. El Paso is known for their rolled tacos at Chico’s Tacos.
  3. Franklin Mountains State Park in El Paso is the largest urban wilderness state park in the country.
  4. El Paso is home to a giant house of sugar, La Casa de Asucar.
  5. El Paso is the only major Texas city on Mountain Standard Time.

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