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    Louisiana (LA) state of USA

    On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of the United States, was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory - Meriwether Lewis



    History & Geography:
    Louisiana is also known as the Sportsman's Paradise is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. The state capital is Baton Rouge and it was formed on the 30th of April 1812.
    4.65 million People reside in this state covering an area of 52,271 mi2.
    Louisiana is a southeastern U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico. It is bordered by Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, Texas to the west, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Its history as a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures is reflected in its Creole and Cajun cultures

    Natural Resources:
    Among Louisiana's principal natural resources are fertile soil, plenty of rainfall, and a long growing season. Almost half the state is forested. The chief commercial trees are pine in the north-central area and southwest, oak in the northeast, ash in the east and south-central area, and cypress in the southern swamps.

    Economy:
    About 60% of Louisiana's agricultural incomes are generated by crops while the other 40% are produced is produced by livestock and livestock products. In terms of income generated, the state's top five agricultural products are cane for sugar, rice, cattle and calves, soybeans, and cotton.

    Delicacies:
    The dish has later evolved, going through a creolization of Louisiana influences. Jambalaya is a highly seasoned rice casserole. Shrimp Creole - Shrimp creole is a favorite of Creole cuisine in the greater New Orleans area. It's a dish made of shrimp, tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic and cayenne pepper.

    Climate:
    Louisiana has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa). It has long, hot, humid summers and short, mild winters. The subtropical characteristics of the state are due in large part to the influence of the Gulf of Mexico, which at its farthest point is no more than 200 miles (320 km) away.

    Counties:
    The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes in the same way that 48 other states of the United States are divided into counties. Alaska, the other exception, is divided into boroughs and census areas instead. Forty-one parishes are governed by a council called the Police Jury.
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    Transportation:
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is the state government organization in charge of maintaining public transportation, roadways, bridges, canals, select levees, floodplain management, port facilities, commercial vehicles, and aviation which includes 69 airports.

    Hotel and Places:
    The US state of Louisiana has some Top Tourist sites. The amazing and breathtaking sites include: French Quarter, Mardi Gras World, Vermilionville, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Honey Island Swamp Tour, Louisiana's Old State Capitol, R. W. Norton Art Gallery, USS Kidd and Veterans Memorial, Laura Plantation, Vacherie and Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge.
    To have a relaxed vacation on your trip to Louisiana with the best services, serene environment and luxurious and comfortable furnishing. Here is a list of the top five star hotels in Louisiana that will make your stay memorable and worth spending.
    • Bourbon Orleans Hotel
    • Best Western Zachary Inn
    • W New Orleans- French Quarters


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