Louisiana Facts

Bourbon Street in New Orleans Louisiana
Bourbon Street in New Orleans

Introduction - Louisiana

Bordered to the south by the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana lies in the southeast region of the United States. Its three bordering states include Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. The state is named in honor of King Louis XIV, who was the king of France from 1643 to 1715. When you hear the words parish, Cajun food, Mardi Gras, and superdome, what likely comes to mind is Louisiana. Formatted for kids and adults alike, the following interesting information and facts on Louisiana also touches on some of the historical events that happened in the state including the Battle of New Orleans and the Louisiana Purchase.

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