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Corpus Christi is home to several institutions of higher learning including the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The gulf-side city is also home to the Port of Corpus Christi which is the 5th largest port in the nation, and it is served by the Corpus Christi International Airport. The city’s military presence is abundant with Navy personnel stationed at Naval Air Station NAS Corpus Christi.
The direct translation from Latin of the city’s name is Body of Christ, which was given to the settlement by the Spanish when it was founded in honor of the Blessed Sacrament (Eucharist). The city has also been nicknamed as the “Sparkling City by the Sea.”