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Irving is a city in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas. Part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Irving has experienced exponential growth over the past fifty years, and is home to a multitude of attractions of all types, from modern art to major sporting events. Founded in 1902 out of the remnants of the small community of Kit, Irving is now a bustling city of approximately 197,000 residents.

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  1. Irving hosted one of the most famous teams in National Football League (NFL) history, the Dallas Cowboys, from 1971 to 2008.
  2. Delta Air Lines Flight 191 crashed in Irving on August 2, 1985
  3. The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, one of the world's busiest airport, is partly located in Irving.

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