Baton Rouge, Louisiana

(Reguidit frae Baton Rouge)

Baton Rouge (French for "Reid Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ] ( listen)) is the caipital o the U.S. state o Louisiana an its seicont-lairgest ceety.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Ceety o Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge waterfront
Baton Rouge waterfront
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Offeecial seal o Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Eik-name(s): 
Reid Stick, Jigga Ceety, The Caipital Ceety, B.R, The Chemical Ceety
Location in East Baton Rouge Pairish, Louisiana an the state o Louisiana
Baton Rouge is locatit in the US
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
Location within the Unitit States
Coordinates: 30°26′55″N 91°07′33″W / 30.44861°N 91.12583°W / 30.44861; -91.12583
Kintra Unitit States
State Louisiana
ParishEast Baton Rouge Pairish
Foondit1699
Settled1719
IncorporatitJanuar 16, 1817
Govrenment
 • MayorMelvin "Kip" Holden (D)
Area
 • Ceety204.89 km2 (79.11 sq mi)
 • Land199.29 km2 (76.95 sq mi)
 • Water5.59 km2 (2.16 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 • Ceety229,493
 • Estimate 
(2014)[2]
228,895
 • RankUS: 96t
 • Density1,148.5/km2 (2,975/sq mi)
 • Urban
594,309 (US: 68t)
 • Metro
820,159 (US: 69t)
Demonym(s)Baton Rougeon
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70821, 70820, 70818, 70808, 70879, 70810
Aurie code(s)225
Wabsteidwww.brgov.com

Sister citiesEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 27, 2014.
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  3. "Sister-city agreement finalized | News | 2theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, LA". 2theadvocate.com. April 13, 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on March 11, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)