By: Michael Turpin

State Statistics

Capital : Baton Rouge
Admitted to United States: April 30, 1812
Motto: Union,,Justice, and Confidence
Population: 4,468,976
Largest Cities: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, Lafayette, Kenner
Border States: Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi
Nickname: The Pelican State
State Song: Give Me Louisiana

Fun Facts

The national football team is the New Orleans Saints.
Avery Island:Good place to grow chiles. Home to Tabasco Sause since 1868.
Mew Orleans: Great voodoo town. Largest city in the confederacy.

State Geography

Landforms: swamps, and marshes
Natural Resources: Lumber, oil, natural gas