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San Antonio and Surrounding Metropolitan Area in Texas, USA

29.4N 98.4W

January 26th, 2012 Category: Snapshots

USA - January 5th, 2012

This wide-swath ASAR image shows the city of San Antonio, the seventh-largest city proper in the United States of America and the second-largest within the state of Texas, with a population of 1.33 million. Located in the American Southwest and the south–central part of Texas, the city serves as the seat of Bexar County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2000 the city had a total area of 412.07 square miles (1,067.3 km2)—407.56 square miles (1,055.6 km2) (98.9%) of land and 4.51 square miles (11.7 km2) (1.1%) of water. The city sits on the Balcones Escarpment.The altitude of San Antonio is 772 feet (235 m) above sea level.

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