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New Orleans, Louisiana
Ceety an Pairish
Ceety o New Orleans
Frae tap left: A teepical New Orleans mansion off St. Charles Avenue, a streetcar passin bi Loyola Varsity an Tulane Varsity, the skyline o the Central Business Destrict, Jackson Square, an a view o Ryal Street in the French Quarter
Frae tap left: A teepical New Orleans mansion off St. Charles Avenue, a streetcar passin bi Loyola Varsity an Tulane Varsity, the skyline o the Central Business Destrict, Jackson Square, an a view o Ryal Street in the French Quarter
Banner o New Orleans, Louisiana
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Offeecial seal o New Orleans, Louisiana
Seal
Nickname(s): The Crescent Ceety; The Big Easy; The Ceety That Care Forgot; Nawlins; NOLA
Location in the U.S. state o Louisiana
Location in the U.S. state o Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana is located in United States
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Location in the Unitit States o Americae
Coordinates: 29°57′N 90°4′W / 29.950°N 90.067°W / 29.950; -90.067Coordinates: 29°57′N 90°4′W / 29.950°N 90.067°W / 29.950; -90.067
Kintra  Unitit States
State  Louisiana
Pairish Orleans
Foondit 1718
Govrenment
 • Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D)
Aurie
 • Ceety an Pairish 350 sq mi (900 km2)
 • Laund 169 sq mi (440 km2)
 • Watter 181 sq mi (470 km2)
 • Metro 3,755.2 sq mi (9,726.6 km2)
Elevation -6.5 to 20 ft (-2 to 6 m)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Ceety an Pairish 384,320 (US: 50t)
 • Density 2,274/sq mi (858/km2)
 • Metro 1,240,977 (US: 45t)
Demonym(s) New Orleanian
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Aurie code(s) 504
Wabsteid nola.gov

New Orleans (/n ˈɔːrlɪnz/,[2][3] /n ˈɔːrliənz/, /n ɔːrˈlnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlənz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] ( listen)) is a major Unitit States port an the lairgest ceety an metropolitan aurie in the state o Louisiana.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

New Orleans haes ten sister ceeties:[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "County Totals Datasets: Population Estimates". 
  2. Romer, Megan. "How to Say 'New Orleans' Correctly". About Travel. about.com. Retrieved 31 Januar 2015. 
  3. "Merriam-Webster Pronunciation". Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, Inc. Retrieved 31 Januar 2015. 
  4. Sister Cities designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI). Retrieved March 22, 2008.
  5. Hammer, David (2007-09-16). "Marconi Meadows is fertile ground to replant a festival that celebrates diversity". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved 2008-09-25.