Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the South of the United States of America that is known for its culture that dominates in the New Orleans part of the state. The state of Louisiana is bordered to the west by Texas, to the north by Arkansas, to the east by the state of Mississippi, and to the south by the Gulf of Mexico.

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Map of Louisiana

  Greater New Orleans
This region includes the city of New Orleans and the surrounding towns, bayous, and the lower Mississippi River.
  Acadiana
This is the center of Cajun culture, with its distinctive food and music.
  Central Louisiana
In this region are Alexandria and historic Natchitoches.
  Florida Parishes
In this region is Baton Rouge and the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
  Northern Louisiana
This is the region where the cities of Shreveport and Monroe can be found, along with historic Indian mounds and Civil War battlefields.

  • 30.45-91.141 Baton Rouge – The state capital
  • 31.292778-92.4591671 Alexandria – Near the center of the state
  • 30.216667-92.0333331 Lafayette – The center of Cajun Country
  • 30.214722-93.2086111 Lake Charles
  • 30.369167-90.0780561 Mandeville – On the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, across from New Orleans.
  • 32.509444-92.1183331 Monroe – The birthplace of Delta Air Lines.
  • 31.693056-93.0951 Natchitoches – The oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase
  • 29.95-90.0666671 New Orleans – The state’s largest city and top tourist destination.
  • 32.514722-93.7472221 Shreveport – The biggest city of North Louisiana

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