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  1. New Orleans is a one-of-a-kind destination in the United States. Famous for our Creole and Cajun cuisine, jazz music and brass bands, historic architecture, world-class museums and attractions, and renowned hospitality. From the French Quarter to the streetcar and Jazz Fest to Mardi Gras, there are so many reasons to visit New Orleans.

  2. New Orleans, city, southeastern Louisiana, U.S. Unquestionably one of the most distinctive cities of the New World, New Orleans was established at great cost in an environment of conflict. Its strategic position, commanding the mouth of the great Mississippi-Missouri river system, which drains the rich interior of North America , made it a pawn in the struggles of Europeans for the control of North America.

  3. Apr 5, 2010 · During the first half of the 19th century, New Orleans became the United States’ wealthiest and third-largest city. Its port shipped the produce of much of the nation’s interior to the...

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    Founded in 1718 by French colonists, New Orleans was once the territorial capital of French Louisiana before becoming part of the United States in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. New Orleans in 1840 was the third most populous city in the United States, [13] and it was the largest city in the American South from the Antebellum era until after World War II .

  5. The first residents were a colourful mixture of Canadian backwoodsmen, company craftsmen and troops, convicts, slaves, prostitutes, and indigents. In a census taken in November 1721, New Orleans had a population of 470 people: 277 whites and 172 Black and 21 Indian slaves. In 1722 New Orleans was designated the capital of Louisiana, and in 1731 the city returned to the control of the French crown.

  6. Louisiana, constituent state of the United States of America. It is delineated from its neighbours—Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and Texas to the west—by both natural and man-made boundaries. The Gulf of Mexico lies to the south. The total area of Louisiana includes about 4,600 square miles (12,000 square km) of inland waters.

  7. Jul 1, 2021 · Persons per household, 2017-2021. 2.37. Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021. 86.3%. Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021. 8.4%. Computer and Internet Use. Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021. 89.6%.

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