Washington (CNN)Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the state is now "stronger than ever." In a statement published to his Facebook account, the presidential …
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Washington — When Iowa state legislator Matt Windschitl endorsed Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal this month in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, the Jindal campaign was quick to spread the …
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Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of th…
Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is East Baton Rouge Parish, and the largest by land area is Plaquemines. Louisiana is bordered by Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, Texas to the west, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
  • Founded: Apr 30, 1812
  • Population: 4.65 million (2014)
  • Area: 52,271 sq miles (135,382 km²)
  • GDP: $251.40 billion USD (2014)
  • Travel tip: Louisiana tourism is
    centered on New Orleans and the North Shore region in the southeastern corner of the state near the Florida border. West of New Orleans is the …
  • Capital: Baton Rouge
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