Louisiana , Louisiana

Louisiana: State in the southern United States

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Geography

Louisiana is located at 31°0'2"N 92°0'1"W (31.0004700, -92.0004000). It has 3 neighbors: Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas.

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The largest city of Louisiana is New Orleans with a population of 390,144. Other cities include, Baton Rouge population 220,236, Shreveport population 187,112, Lafayette population 126,185 and Lake Charles population 78,396. See all Louisiana cities & populated places.

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Louisiana Quick Facts

Population : 4,648,794
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
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 (209 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−06:00, America/Chicago
Local time : 00:49:02 (24th June 2021)

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Louisiana has 3 neighbours.

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

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

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 1,656,388 - census
1920 1,798,509 7.9% census
1930 2,101,593 14.42% census
1940 2,363,880 11.1% census
1950 2,683,516 11.91% census
1960 3,257,022 17.61% census
1970 3,641,306 10.55% census
1980 4,205,900 13.42% census
1990 4,219,973 0.33% census
2000 4,468,976 5.57% census
2010 4,533,372 1.42% census
2011 4,575,625 0.92% estimation process
2012 4,600,972 0.55% estimation process
2013 4,624,527 0.51% estimation process
2014 4,644,013 0.42% estimation process
2015 4,664,628 0.44% estimation process
2016 4,678,135 0.29% estimation process
2017 4,670,560 -0.16% estimation process
2018 4,659,690 -0.23% estimation process
2019 4,648,794 -0.23% estimation process

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People born in Louisiana (200)

People born in Louisiana, including librarian Ernestine H. Stevens, musician Jimmy Wilson, actress Tia Texada, you can see a list of people who born in Louisiana.

Other places with the same name (1)

Largest Cities in Louisiana (more)

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

City Name Title County Population
Louisiana State in the southern United States 4,648,794
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
City of Alexandria Largest city and parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States Rapides Parish 46,180
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
City of Ruston Small city and parish seat of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States Lincoln Parish 21,854

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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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