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
|Year of Establishment||1812|
|Capital||Baton Rouge (Population: 229,493)|
|Head of Government||Bobby Jindal|
|Total Area||123,678 sq km (47,752 sq miles)|
|Population Density||36.7 sq km (94.9 sq miles)|
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