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Where is Louisiana, United States?

Location of state of Louisiana on a map

Louisiana is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 4,533,372 people, it is the 25th largest division in United States in terms of population.

Louisiana gained its current status as a state in the year 1812. The government of Louisiana is lead by Bobby Jindal and is based in the state capital of Baton Rouge (Population: 229,493).

The most populous cities in Louisiana are: New Orleans (Population: 343,829), Baton Rouge (Population: 229,493), Shreveport (Population: 199,311), Metairie Terrace (Population: 142,489), Metairie (Population: 138,481).

Louisiana State - Quick Facts

Country United States
Region Type State
ISO Code US_LA
Time Zone CST
Year of Establishment 1812
Capital Baton Rouge (Population: 229,493)
Head of Government Bobby Jindal
Total Population 4,533,372
Total Area 123,678 sq km (47,752 sq miles)
Population Density 36.7 sq km (94.9 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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