Louisiana ALHN



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State Facts

State Capital: Baton Rouge

Largest City: New Orleans

Area: 51,843 square miles

Population: 4,468,976 as of the 2000 census

Highest Point: Driskell Mountain: 535 ft. above sea level. Located in Bienville Parish.

Lowest Point: New Orleans: 8 ft. below sea level.

State Nicknames: The Pelican State and Sportsman's Paradise

State Motto: "Union, Justice, and Confidence"

State Songs: "Give Me Louisiana" and "You Are My Sunshine"

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