"Union, Justice, and Confidence"

Date Admitted:  1812 (18th) 
Capital:  Baton Rouge 
Largest City:  New Orleans 
Population:  4,351,769 
State Song:  "Give Me Louisiana" 
                    "You Are My Sunshine" 
State Bird:  Brown Pelican 
State Tree:  Cypress 
State Flower:  Magnolia 
Nickname:  The Pelican State 
                     The Bayou State 
State Constitution:  Adopted in 1898 
Official State Web Page:  Louisiana 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Louisiana 

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Links of Interest 

News and Media 
   Louisiana Radio & TV Online 
   Louisiana Environmental  
   Louisiana Public Broadcasting 
   Louisiana Weather 

Travel and Tourism 
   Louisiana Profiles 
   Mardi G. Raccoon 
   MoBetta in Louisiana 
   Allons en Louisiane 
   Louisiana Office of Tourism 
   Louisiana Tourism Information 
   Louisiana Tourism 
   Louisiana's Scenic Byways 
   Interstate Construction 
   Louisiana Heritage InfoNet 

History and Community 
   Cajun Life 
   Destrehan Plantation 
   Louisiana Prehistory 
   Louisiana Division of  
   Louisiana Division of Historic  
   Louisiana Heritage Network 
   Audubon Institute 
   Louisiana Coastal Restoration 
   National Wildbird Refuge, Inc. 

            Adopted in 1912 

Elected Officials  
        M.J. Mike Foster, Jr. 
        John Breaux 
        Mary Landrieu 
        Bob Livingston -- 1st District  
        William Jefferson -- 2nd District  
        W.J. (Billy) Tauzin -- 3rd District  
        Jim McCrery -- 4th District  
        John Cooksey -- 5th District 
        Richard Baker -- 6th District 
        Christopher John -- 7th District