Louisiana , US

Louisiana, state in the southern United States

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Louisiana has a total area of 52,271.29 square miles (135382 km2).

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Louisiana Quick Facts

Population : 4,648,794
Country : United States of America
Different from : La (surname particle)
Head of government : Governor of Louisiana
Area : 135382 km2
Water as percent of area : 17.52%
Land as percent of area : 82.48%
Easternmost point : Point(-88.818091111 29.907376111)
Northernmost point : Point(-93.9215 33.0196)
Legislative body : Louisiana State Legislature
Named for : Louis XIV of France
Altitude : 98 feet / 30 meters
Capital : Baton Rouge
Establishment : April 04, 1812 (208 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:12:04 (18th April 2021)
Weather : 68℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

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Louisiana has 3 neighbors .

  • Arkansas state of the United States of America
  • Mississippi state of the United States of America
  • Texas state in the southern United States

  • Grant Parish
  • Tangipahoa Parish
  • Morehouse Parish
  • St. John the Baptist Parish
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Natchitoches Parish
  • Livingston Parish
  • Plaquemines Parish
  • East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Lafayette Parish
  • Concordia Parish
  • Jefferson Davis Parish
  • St. Helena Parish
  • Claiborne Parish
  • Winn Parish
  • St. Charles Parish
  • St. James Parish
  • DeSoto Parish
  • Jackson Parish
  • Bossier Parish
  • Allen Parish
  • Lafourche Parish
  • St. Mary Parish
  • Franklin Parish
  • Evangeline Parish
  • Union Parish
  • Acadia Parish
  • Webster Parish
  • St. Tammany Parish
  • Richland Parish
  • Pointe Coupee Parish
  • Iberia Parish
  • Iberville Parish
  • Vermilion Parish
  • Tensas Parish
  • Ascension Parish
  • Caddo Parish
  • Catahoula Parish
  • Caldwell Parish
  • Sabine Parish
  • St. Landry Parish
  • Terrebonne Parish
  • Cameron Parish
  • Bienville Parish
  • La Salle Parish
  • Madison Parish
  • Calcasieu Parish
  • Avoyelles Parish
  • Ouachita Parish
  • St. Martin Parish
  • Red River Parish
  • Washington Parish
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Rapides Parish
  • St. Bernard Parish
  • East Feliciana Parish
  • East Carroll Parish
  • Orleans Parish
  • Beauregard Parish
  • West Feliciana Parish
  • West Baton Rouge Parish
  • Assumption Parish
  • West Carroll Parish
  • Vernon Parish

Year Population Method
1910 1,656,388 census
1920 1,798,509 census
1930 2,101,593 census
1940 2,363,880 census
1950 2,683,516 census
1960 3,257,022 census
1970 3,641,306 census
1980 4,205,900 census
1990 4,219,973 census
2000 4,468,976 census
2010 4,533,372 census
2011 4,575,625 estimation process
2012 4,600,972 estimation process
2013 4,624,527 estimation process
2014 4,644,013 estimation process
2015 4,664,628 estimation process
2016 4,678,135 estimation process
2017 4,670,560 estimation process
2018 4,659,690 estimation process
2019 4,648,794 estimation process

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People born in Louisiana (200)

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Largest Cities in Louisiana (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Louisiana.

City Name Title County Population
New Orleans City; consolidated city-parish in Louisiana, United States. Orleans Parish 390,144
Baton Rouge Capital of Louisiana, United States and seat of East Baton Rouge Parish East Baton Rouge Parish 220,236
Shreveport Parish seat of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States Caddo Parish 187,112
Lafayette Fourth-largest city in Louisiana Lafayette Parish 126,185
Lake Charles Parish seat of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States Calcasieu Parish 78,396
Bossier City Suburb city of Shreveport, Louisiana, located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana Bossier Parish 68,159
Kenner Suburb city of New Orleans Jefferson Parish 66,340
Monroe Parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States Ouachita Parish 47,294
Alexandria Largest city and parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States Rapides Parish 46,180
Houma Only incorporated city and parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States Terrebonne Parish 32,696
Central Suburb city of Baton Rouge, located in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States East Baton Rouge Parish 29,357
New Iberia City in Louisiana, United States Iberia Parish 28,454
Slidell City in Louisiana Saint Tammany Parish 27,633
Ruston Small city and parish seat of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States Lincoln Parish 21,854
Hammond City in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States Tangipahoa Parish 21,437
Sulphur Chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16 Calcasieu Parish 20,065

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Louisiana Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
East Baton Rouge Parish 440,059
Jefferson Parish 432,493
Orleans Parish 390,144
Saint Tammany Parish 260,419
Lafayette Parish 244,390
Caddo Parish 240,204
Calcasieu Parish 203,436
Ouachita Parish 153,279
Livingston Parish 140,789
Tangipahoa Parish 134,758
Rapides Parish 129,648
Bossier Parish 127,039
Ascension Parish 126,604
Terrebonne Parish 110,461
Lafourche Parish 97,614
Saint Landry Parish 82,124

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