The Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex is a large area in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas. With an estimated 2015 population of 7.1 million, it is the most populous metropolitan area in Texas and the South and the fourth most populous in the United States. Anchored on the east by the city of Dallas and on the west by Fort Worth, the Metroplex offers an entertaining array of Texana featuring everything from modern skyscrapers to old-fashioned cattle yards and everything in between. It is the home to many corporations, almost a dozen professional sports teams, a wide variety of nightlife, and a burgeoning arts community. The Metroplex is also the location of two award winning zoos, a world class aquarium, and several historically significant locations and museums.