The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex is a large metropolitan area in the North Central region of Texas, United States. It encompasses two major cities: Dallas and Fort Worth, as well as many other smaller cities and suburbs. The population of the DFW metroplex is over 7.5 million people, making it the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The area is known for its strong economy, particularly in the technology, healthcare, and finance industries. DFW is also home to several major sports teams, including the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers, as well as a number of renowned museums and cultural institutions. The area is served by Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, which is one of the busiest airports in the world.