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State o Louisiana
État de Louisiane  (French)
Banner o Louisiana State seal o Louisiana
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Bayou State • Bairn o the Mississippi
Creole State • Pelican State (offeecial)
Sportsman's Paradise • Sugar State • The Buit
Motto(s): Union, Justice, Confidence
Cairt o the United States wi Louisiana heichlichtit
Offeecial leid No offeecial leid
Spoken leids

As o 2007

Demonym Louisianian
Caipital Baton Rouge
Lairgest ceety New Orleans[1][2][3]
Lairgest metro Greater New Orleans
Aurie Ranked 31st
 • Tot 50,000 sq mi
(135,382 km2)
 • Width 130 miles (210 km)
 • Lenth 379 miles (610 km)
 • % watter 15
 • Latitude 28° 56′ N tae 33° 01′ N
 • Longitude 88° 49′ W tae 94° 03′ W
Population Ranked 25t
 • Tot 4,681,666 (2015 est)[4]
 • Density 93.6/sq mi  (34.6/km2)
Ranked 24t
 • Median hoosehauld income $45,992[5] (45th)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Driskill Moontain[6][7]
535 ft (163 m)
 • Mean 100 ft  (30 m)
 • Lawest pynt New Orleans[6][7]
−8 ft (−2.5 m)
Afore statehuid Territory o Orleans
Admission to Union Aprile 30, 1812 (18t)
Govrenor John Bel Edwards (D)
Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser (R)
Legislatur State Legislature
 • Upper hoose State Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R)
John Neely Kennedy (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 5 Republicans, 1 Democrat (leet)
Time zone Central: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-LA
Abbreviations LA, La.
Wabsteid louisiana.gov

Louisiana is an American state.

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  1. "New Orleans a 'ghost town' after thousands flee Gustav: mayor", AFP, Google, August 31, 2008, archived frae the original on Mey 16, 2013 
  2. "Expert: N.O. population at 273,000". WWL-TV. August 7, 2007. Archived frae the original on September 26, 2007. Retrieved August 14, 2007. 
  3. "Relocation". Baton rouge. Connecting U.S. Cities. Mey 3, 2007. Archived frae the original on Februar 9, 2014. 
  4. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Archived frae the original (CSV) on December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  5. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the original on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.

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