Saturday, 24 September 2011

LOUISIANA




Abbreviation: LA.

Capital city: Baton Rouge.

U.S. region: South East.





Borders:

- To the North: Arkansas.
- To the East: Mississippi.
- To the South: The Atlantic Ocean.
- To the West: Texas.





Bird: Brown pelican.










Flag: "Pelican in her piety," a pelican feeding her young with her own blood on a field of azure. Below the pelican, a ribbon displays the state's motto: "Union, Justice and Confidence."

Flowers: Magnolia Grandiflora and Louisiana Iris.














Important cities: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette and Lake Charles. The Port of South Louisiana is also famed for being the largest tonnage port in the Western Hemisphere.


A Historical Tour of Louisiana:






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