Louisiana is a state in the southern America, on the
Gulf of Mexico. The north west boundary of Arkansas, Texas, east of the
Mississippi, south of Mexico bay. Area 125675Km -, population 4287768 (2006).
The capital of Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge).
The name Louisiana
the Pelican State
Administrative region of the federal state of categories
Belonging to area American South
64 counties under the jurisdiction of area
The seat of the government of Baton Rouge
The geographical position is located in the coast of Mexico
Area 134382Km -
The population of 4468976 (2006)
Climatic conditions in the subtropical climate
The largest city in New Orleans
In April 30, 1812 joined the union time
The main city in Louisiana New Orleans (New Orleans), Shreveport (Shreveport)
and Lafayette (Lafayette) etc.. New Orleans city is the largest city of Luis
Anna S, is also American after New York second large city, is famous for its
jazz and French colonial culture.
Louisiana is located in the Southern Mississippi River downstream and east of
the Mississippi and West Texas, arrived in North Arkansas, South to the Gulf of
Mexico. A total area of 47752 square miles, ranking thirty-first in the United
States, the population of 457 million (2001), ranking twenty-first in the United
states. Baton Rouge, capital.
Continental subtropical climate. Winter average temperature of 15 degrees
celsius. Summer temperatures 2132 degrees celsius. Spring, autumn two seasons
warm and pleasant. Annual rainfall of 127 cm.
The Indians were the first inhabitants of the road. The Spanish explorers in
1519. In 1682, the French began to. 1699 French Lasar will this zone in the name
of Louis Xiv, France, said it was Louisiana. Became a French colony in 1731. In
1803, Napoleon sold Louisiana to the United States, making it the eighteenth
state in the United States.
In the history of the road, there are great influence in France, some areas are
also general French, architectural style, cultural traditions and other aspects
of the characteristics and traces of france. At present, the state's use of the
law is also based on the "French civil code," the blueprint for the development
of. This is quite different from the laws of the United States, which are based
on the common law of the United States.
Oil, natural gas, mining industry and the oil industry is the main economic
pillar of the State Road, natural gas production ranks second in the United
States, accounted for a quarter of the nation's total output; petroleum and
petroleum refining products ranks the third place, the annual production of 1.5
billion gallons of gasoline. Offshore exploration and related services are
developed, the first in the United States to produce oil and natural gas
drilling in the coastal areas. Petrochemical production accounted for 25% of the
total output of the United states. Road 40% of national income from mining and
petrochemical industries. The agricultural output value, the total output value
of 13% Yuezhanlu.
Rapid development, road transportation, highways, railway 5700 km. The main port
has reached the world level: an easy road at the port of Baton Rouge port, New
Orleans port, and port Charles. Road state annual total amount of 4. 5 million
tons, ranking first in the United States, the United States is the main port of
export food. There are seven airports, 66 public aviation facilities, 161
According to statistics in 1997, the state's gross national product of about
$20680, per capita is $50, ranking fortieth in the United States in 1211 states.
The major industries of the Louisiana oil and natural gas, chemical industry,
food processing and forestry, the main products have chemicals, food,
transportation equipment, wood and paper. Only one of the 500 big companies in
the US Fortune magazine has a Entergy based company that provides energy and
electricity. In 1998 the State Road to Chinese exports of $10.7, the main export
products for food crops, and chemicals.