Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Ceety o Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge waterfront
Baton Rouge waterfront
Banner o Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Banner
Offeecial seal o Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Reid Stick, Jigga Ceety, The Caipital Ceety, B.R, The Chemical Ceety
Location in East Baton Rouge Pairish, Louisiana an the state o Louisiana
Baton Rouge is locatit in the US
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
Location within the Unitit States
Coordinates: 30°26′55″N 91°07′33″W / 30.44861°N 91.12583°W / 30.44861; -91.12583
Kintra Unitit States
State Louisiana
PairishEast Baton Rouge Pairish
Foondit1699
Settled1719
IncorporatitJanuar 16, 1817
Govrenment
 • MayorMelvin "Kip" Holden (D)
Area
 • Ceety204.89 km2 (79.11 sq mi)
 • Land199.29 km2 (76.95 sq mi)
 • Water5.59 km2 (2.16 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 • Ceety229,493
 • Estimate 
(2014)[2]
228,895
 • RankUS: 96t
 • Density1,148.5/km2 (2,975/sq mi)
 • Urban
594,309 (US: 68t)
 • Metro
820,159 (US: 69t)
Demonym(s)Baton Rougeon
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70821, 70820, 70818, 70808, 70879, 70810
Aurie code(s)225
Wabsteidwww.brgov.com

Baton Rouge (French for "Reid Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ] ( listen)) is the caipital o the U.S. state o Louisiana an its seicont-lairgest ceety.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 27, 2014.
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  3. "Sister-city agreement finalized | News | 2theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, LA". 2theadvocate.com. April 13, 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on March 11, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)