Capital: Baton Rouge.
Area: 52,069 sq mi (135,382 sq km).
Population: ~ 4,665,000.
Largest cities: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Kenner, Marrero, New Iberia, Laplace, Slidell, Bossier City, Monroe, Alexandria, Houma, Prairieville, Central, Terrytown, Gretna, Chalmette, Opelousas, Estelle, Ruston, Sulphur, Harvey, Hammond, Bayou Cane, Shenandoah, Natchitoches, Zachary.
Louisiana is a state located in the southern United States. Louisiana is the 31st largest state and the 25th most populous of the 50 US states. The capital is Baton Rouge, and the largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is bordered by the states of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Much of its eastern boundary is delimited by the Mississippi River.
Louisiana is the only US state to have political subdivisions known as parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.
Famous tourist attractions: France Square, Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral,...
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