Tuesday, July 27, 2010

State of the Day: Louisiana

Louisiana (La)
"The Pelican State"
Fact: Louisiana is named in honor of Louis XIV
Capital: Baton Rouge
Size: 49, 652 sq. mi.
Population: 4,482,646
Statehood: April 30, 1812     18th State
Motto: "Union, Justice, and Confidence"
Tree: Bald Cypress
Bird: Brown Pelican
Flower: Magnolia
Song: "Song of Louisiana" by Vashi R. Stopher
'80s Hardcore Band: Shell Shock


  1. this is my home state!!! born and raised there. live in Massachusetts now though. great post!

  2. hey, ezra...any way you can post the other states you've done? i think this is a great series. you're pretty much the best US geography blogger around!