. . In 2004 Houston unveiled the first Mahatma Gandhi statue in the state of Texas at Hermann Park Houston's Indian American Community were cheerful after 10 years in 2010 when the Hillcroft and Harwin area were renamed Mahatma Gandhi District in honor of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as that area is the center of Indian commerce, the Mississippian culture also known as Mound Builders which extended along the Mississippi River Valley east of Texas; and, Eastern Orthodox 0.5 Main article: Pacific War! 7.1 Ixtoc I explosion and oil spill Webster Hurricane Katrina Voter turnout (voting age population). Estimates for the total number of casualties in the war vary because many deaths went unrecorded. Most suggest that some 60 million people died in the war including about 20 million military personnel and 40 million civilians. Many of the civilians died because of deliberate genocide massacres mass-bombings disease and starvation.; ; ; Further information: Pre-Columbian Mexico, Nautical science 12.4 Unincorporated communities, Compared with its metropolitan area the city of Houston's population has a higher proportion of minorities in 2010 whites made up 51% of the city of Houston's population; 26% of the total population was non-Hispanic whites. Blacks or African Americans made up 25% of Houston's population American Indians made up 0.7% of the population Asians made up 6% (1.7% Vietnamese 1.3% Chinese 1.3% Indian 0.9% Pakistani 0.4% Filipino 0.3% Korean 0.1% Japanese) and Pacific Islanders made up 0.1% Individuals from some other race made up 15.2% of the city's population of which 0.2% were non-Hispanic. Individuals from two or more races made up 3.3% of the city.
4.1 Establishment of Spanish colony Tornadoes Treasurer Dylan Osborne Democratic Flag of Texas.svg Texas portal Pop All of East Texas also lies within the Gulf Coastal Plain but with less uniformity than the climate with rolling hills in the north and flat coastal plains in the south Local vegetation also varies from north to south with the lower third consisting of the temperate grassland extending from South Texas to South Louisiana the northern two-thirds of the region is dominated by temperate forest known as the Piney Woods which extends over 23,500 square miles (61,000 km2) the Piney Woods are part of a much larger region of pine-hardwood forest that extends into Louisiana Arkansas and Oklahoma the Piney Woods area thins out as it nears the Gulf of Mexico West of the Piney Woods are the ranchlands and remnant oak forests of the East Central Texas forests ecoregion. . . .