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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 boarded by Arkansas to 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: $253.58 billion USD (2013)
  • 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
Data from: Wikipedia · Freebase
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