Size: square miles: 43,562 square miles
Nickname: The Pelican State
Name : Raquel L.
State hood: April 30, 1812
Famous person: Louis Armstrong
Why famous: He was a famous jazz musician.
Borders: Texas, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
Plants: Oak, and orchids.
Animals: Rabbits, and gray foxes.
Governor: Bobby Jinda
Agriculture: Cotton, and rice.
Manufacturing: Food products, and paper
Capital: Baton Rouge
State Bird: Eastern brown pelican
State Tree: Bald cypress
State Flower: Magnolia
1: Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
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www.ask.com , 4/15/10.
1: There is a great to place to see a parade.
2: Also a great view to see Mardi Gras.