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Louisiana

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Capital
Baton Rouge
Became a State
April 30, 1812 (18th)
Location
southern region of United States
Area
51,885 sq. miles (31st)
Population
4,533,372 (25th)
Major Cities 
New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette
Products
oil and natural gas, seafood, cotton, soybeans, 
salt, cattle, sugar cane, poultry, eggs, dairy products, rice
Climate
humid subtropical climate with long, 
hot summers and short, mild winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 48 incheds
Professional Sports Teams
New Orleans Hornets (National Basketball Association)
New Orlean Saints (National Football League)
Major Waterways
Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico, Red River, Quachita River, Sabine River
Most Famous Citizens
Louis Armstrong (musician )
G. Beene (fashion designer)
Truman Capote (writer)
Michael De Bakey (heart surgeon)
Bryant Gumbel (TV newscaster)

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Brown Pelican
Magnolia
Louisiana Black Bear 
Bald Cypress
Honeybee


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Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
50 States.com
Louisiana.gov