Louisiana State Facts

  • State Flag: louisiana
  • State Capital: Baton Rouge
  • Largest City: New Orleans
  • Abbreviation: LA
  • Counties: Louisiana Counties
  • Towns & Cities: Towns and Cities in Louisiana
  • Statehood: April 30, 1812
  • NickName: The Bayou State
  • Motto: Union, Justice, and Confidence
  • State Flower: magnolia
  • State Tree: Bald Cypress
  • State Bird: Brown Pelican
  • State Song: "Give Me Louisiana", "You Are My Sunshine"
  • Land Area: 44,520 sq. mi.; 31 st
  • Highest Point: Driskill Mtn.; 535 feet
  • Lowest Point: New Orleans; 5 feet below
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  • Border States: Texas (W), Arkansas (N), Mississippi (E)
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Louisiana State Symbols


State Flower Louisiana State Flower, Magnolia Magnolia
State Tree Louisiana State Tree, Bald Cypress Bald Cypress
State Bird Louisiana State Bird, Brown Pelican Brown Pelican

Last updated on April 21, 2021