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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Our City: Houston, Texas

City of Houston

Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, is an internationally renowned capital of the energy, aerospace and engineering industries; a center of education, with numerous institutions of higher learning; and home to the Texas Medical Center. It is a modern, cosmopolitan city, offering world-class shopping and a wealth of cultural and scenic opportunities.

For business and fun, for living and visiting, Houston is one of the dynamic frontiers on the world stage. With its proximity to the Southern Hemisphere and having the infrastructure to accommodate the growing needs of numerous global interests, Houston has become an international destination and one of the world's great cities.

Houston Quick Facts

  • Houston is the fourth most populous city in the nation (trailing only New York, Los Angeles and Chicago), and is the largest in the southern U.S. and Texas.

  • The three-airport system served 49.5 million passengers in 2010, including over seven million international travelers

  • If Houston were an independent nation, it would rank as the world's 30th largest economy

  • More than 90 languages are spoken throughout the Houston area.

  • 92 countries have consular offices in Houston, the third highest in the nation

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