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State of Louisiana
État de Louisiane  (फ्रेंच)
Flag of Louisiana State seal of Louisiana
Flag Seal
Nickname(s): Bayou State • Creole State • Pelican State (official)
Sportsman's Paradise • The Boot
Motto(s): Union, Justice, Confidence
State song(s): ""Give Me Louisiana"
"You Are My Sunshine"
"State March Song"
"Gifts of the Earth"
Map of the United States with Louisiana highlighted
Official language No official language
Spoken languages

As of 2010[1]

Demonym Louisianian (फ्रेंच: Louisianais)
Capital Baton Rouge
Largest city New Orleans[2][3][4]
Largest metro Greater New Orleans
Area Ranked 31st
 • Total 52,378.13 sq mi
(135,382 km2)
 • Width 130 miles (210 km)
 • Length 379 miles (610 km)
 • % water 15
 • Latitude 28° 56′ N to 33° 01′ N
 • Longitude 88° 49′ W to 94° 03′ W
Population Ranked 25th
 • Total 4,684,333 (2017 est.)[5]
 • Density 93.6/sq mi  (34.6/km2)
Ranked 24th
 • Median household income $45,992[6] (45th)
 • Highest point Driskill Mountain[7][8]
535 ft (163 m)
 • Mean 100 ft  (30 m)
 • Lowest point New Orleans[7][8]
−8 ft (−2.5 m)
Before statehood Territory of Orleans
Admission to Union April 30, 1812 (18th)
Governor John Bel Edwards (D)
Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser (R)
Legislature State Legislature
 • Upper house State Senate
 • Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R)
John Neely Kennedy (R)
U.S. House delegation 5 Republicans
1 Democrat (list)
Time zone Central: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-LA
Abbreviations LA, La.
Website louisiana.gov
Louisiana state symbols
Flag of Louisiana.svg
Seal of Louisiana.svg
Living insignia
Bird Brown pelican
Dog breed Catahoula Leopard Dog
Fish White perch
Flower Magnolia
Insect Honeybee
Mammal Black bear
Reptile Alligator
Tree Bald cypress
Inanimate insignia
Beverage Milk
Fossil Petrified palmwood
Gemstone Agate
Instrument Diatonic accordion
State route marker
Louisiana state route marker
State quarter
Louisiana quarter dollar coin
Released in 2002
Lists of United States state symbols

लुइसियाना संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका का एक राज्य बा|

  1. "United States". Modern Language Association. पहुँचतिथी June 14, 2017.
  2. "New Orleans a 'ghost town' after thousands flee Gustav: mayor", AFP, August 31, 2008, ओरिजनल से May 16, 2013 के पुरालेखित
  3. "Expert: N.O. population at 273,000". WWL-TV. August 7, 2007. ओरिजनल से September 26, 2007 के पुरालेखित. पहुँचतिथी August 14, 2007.
  4. "Relocation". Baton rouge. Connecting U.S. Cities. May 3, 2007. ओरिजनल से February 9, 2014 के पुरालेखित.
  5. "Louisiana: Population estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. July 1, 2017. पहुँचतिथी May 6, 2017.
  6. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. पहुँचतिथी December 9, 2016.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. ओरिजनल से October 15, 2011 के पुरालेखित. पहुँचतिथी October 21, 2011.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.