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Houston, United States

Houston is a very large place in the region of Texas in United States with a population of approximately 2,099,451 people and is one of the largest places in United States. Find all facts and information about Houston.

Facts and figures on Houston at a glance

Name: Houston (Houston)
Status: Very large place
Population: 2,099,451 people
Region name (Level 2): Harris County
Region name (Level 1): Texas
Country: United States
Continent: North America

Houston is located in the region of Texas. Texas's capital Austin (Austin) is approximately 236 km / 147 mi away from Houston (as the crow flies). The distance from Houston to United States's capital Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.) is approximately 1,962 km / 1,219 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Houston
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Houston HoustonVery large place2,099,451 peopleTexas Texas

Map of Houston

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Information on Houston

Information on Houston
Place nameRegion name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Houston HoustonHarris County Harris CountyTexas TexasUnited StatesNorth America

Time in Houston

Time in Houston
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 3:47amIn effect (+1 hour)Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 2:47amGMT UTC -5.0America/Chicago

Geographic coordinates of Houston

Latitude & Longitude of Houston
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map29°45'47.8"N (29.7632800°)95°21'47.8"W (-95.3632700°)

Distances from Houston

Distances from Houston
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
3,299 km north of the equator8,897 km west of the prime meridianDistances from Houston

Places around Houston

6 places found within 5 km around Houston. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Houston
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
East Downtown East Downtown-2.7 km 1.7 mishow
Glen Park Glen Park-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Woodland Heights Woodland Heights-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Brook Smith Brook Smith-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Greater Eastwood Greater Eastwood-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Stude Stude-4.9 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Houston

3 airports found within 15 km around Houston. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Houston
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Airport John S Dunn Helistop John S Dunn Helistop-6.4 km 4.0 mishow
Houston Hobby Airport Houston Hobby Airport-14.7 km 9.2 mishow
William P Hobby Airport William P Hobby AirportHOU, KHOU14.9 km 9.3 mishow

External sources of information on Houston

Houston on Wikipedia