Louisiana (/ l u ˌ iː z i ˈ æ n ə / , / ˌ l uː z i-/ ) is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 19th-smallest by area and the 25th most populous of the 50 U.S. states. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to
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The U.S. divided the land into two territories: the Territory of Orleans, which became the state of Louisiana in 1812, and the District of Louisiana, which consisted of the vast lands not included in the Orleans Territory, extending west of the Mississippi River north to Canada.
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Louisiana (pronounced /lōō-ē'zē-ăn'ə/) is a state in the Southern United States of America. It had a population of about 4,533,372 people in 2010. The state has a total area of about 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km 2 ).
The Louisiana Department of Health increased the number of cases to 763 on March 21, also announcing 6 additional deaths, increasing the total number of deaths in Louisiana to 20. By that evening, over half of all Louisiana parishes had at least one case. The most cases were concentrated in Orleans Parish, which had 418 cases and 15 deaths.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university that is the flagship campus of the Louisiana State University System. LSU is the largest university in Louisiana with over 30,000 students and 1,300 full-time faculty members.
Lafayette (/ ˌ l ɑː f iː ˈ ɛ t, ˌ l æ f-/, French: ) is a city in and the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, located along the Vermilion River in the southwestern part of the state.
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The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane 'Sale of Louisiana') was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France in 1803. In return for fifteen million dollars, or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile, the United States nominally acquired a total of 828,000 sq mi (2,140,000 km 2 ; 530,000,000 acres).
Shreveport (/ ˈ ʃ r iː v p ɔːr t / SHREEV-port) is a city in the U.S. state of Louisiana.It is the most populous city in the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area.Shreveport ranks third in population in Louisiana after New Orleans and Baton Rouge and 133rd in the U.S.
Louisiana on ainoa Yhdysvaltojen osavaltio, jossa ranskalla on virallisen kielen asema. Muiden eteläisten osavaltioiden tapaan suurin osa, 57 %, Louisianan asukkaista on protestantteja . Katolisia on 26 %, uskonnottomia 13 % ja muita kuin kristittyjä on 2 % asukkaista.
Louisiana är hem för många blandade kulturer, speciellt märkvärd är Louisiana-kreolerna och de fransktalande cajun. De första kreolerna kom till Louisiana innan köpet av Louisiana ( 1803 ) från Västeuropa Frankrike , Tyskland , Spanien och från Senegal (Västafrika) och bosatte sig längs de största vattenvägarna i staten.