Louisiana Map

Overview of Louisiana

Louisiana, (after Louis (Louis XIV) 14.), state in the southern United States around the mouth of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico; 128,595 km2, 4.5 million population (2010), of which 32% are black. The capital is Baton Rouge (229,500 residents; 2010). Joined the Union in 1812 as the 18th State. Nickname: The Pelican […]