Louisiana (4)

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Entered the Union: April 30, 1812 (18th State)

Louisiana Capital City: Baton Rouge

Lagest Cities in Louisiana: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, LaFayette, Lake Charles, Kenner, Bossier City, Monroe, Alexandria, Houma

Bordering States: Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas

Louisiana 2013 Population (Estimate): 4,625,470

Louisiana 2010 Population (Estimate): 4,533,372

Origin of State Name: In honor of Louis XIV of France

State Motto: Union, justice, and confidence

Louisiana Nickname: Pelican State

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