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Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. The metropolitan area is further divided into two metropolitan divisions: Dallas–Plano–Irving and Fort Worth–Arlington. Residents of this region informally refer to it as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, or simply The Metroplex (the term was originally invented to refer to Dallas/Fort Worth). North Texas is also a commonly-used term.
According to the U.S. Census July 1, 2006 estimates, the metropolitan area has a population of 6 million. The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington MSA is the largest metropolitan area in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States. The metroplex also encompasses 9,249 square miles (24,000 km˜) of land, making it larger in area than the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is also the 44th largest metropolitan area by population in the world.
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