Fort Worth is a city of the Texas, with the the United States. Fifth city of the State with: 624067 inhabitants (estimates of 2005), and nineteenth city of the country, Fort Worth is the chief town of the county of Tarrant and the second principal city of the urban surface of Dallas.
HistoryFounded in 1849 as a Military camp, Fort Worth draws its origins from the trade of the Bétail, whose history is recalled in the Stockyards Historic District, which also shelters the first space of Rodéo covered as well as the largest dance hall country and western of the world.
GeographyFort Worth is located at the North-East of Texas, in the urban surface Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex . According to the Office of the census of the United States, the city has a surface of 774,1 km ².
MuseumsFor a town of its size, Fort Worth has a rare concentration of the museums of art of high-quality. The three museums are close from/to each other, in a sector called the Cultural District (cultural zone). They were rested by the men whose fortunes came from the cattle, oil and the newspapers. The Museum Amon-Casing, drawn by Philip Johnson in 1961, watch of American works of the 19th century at the 20th century, like those of Georgia O' Keefe, Stuart Davis and Frederic Remington. The Museum of Art Kimbell, drawn by the architect Louis Kahn in 1972, shelters collections going of the Antiquité at the 20th century. The major pieces are Caravage, FRA Angelico, Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne, El Greco, and Rembrandt. The Museum of Modern art of Fort Worth (called “the Modern one sometimes”), founded in 1892 and which moved with a new building built in 2002 and designed by Tadao Ando, watch of the artists of the 20th century after 1945 and of the contemporaries like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Richard Serra, Anselm Kiefer, Chuck Close and Pollock.
Not far from Fort Worth, on Highway 377, interesting it Pate Museum is off Transportation , devoted to the safeguarding of the means of transport of formerly and very rich in beautiful American cars, Cadillac, Buick or Ford T.
TransportThe International airport of Dallas-Extremely Worth is the main thing Aéroport of Texas. It is located between Fort Worth and Dallas. The other airports are the Fort Worth Alliance Airport and the Fort Worth Meacham International Airport .
The Trinity Railway Express is a line of Suburban train which ensures of the connections between the city and Dallas. Amtrak manages a connection between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City with the line Heartland Flyer , and with other American big cities with the Texas Eagle .
The Fort Worth Transportation Authority , or The T , manages the network of bus of the city.
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