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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
Ceety o Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge waterfront
Baton Rouge waterfront
Banner o Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Banner
Offeecial seal o Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Nickname(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
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
Parish East Baton Rouge Pairish
Foondit 1699
Settled 1719
Incorporatit Januar 16, 1817
Govrenment
 • Mayor Melvin "Kip" Holden (D)
Aurie
 • Ceety 204.89 km2 (79.11 sq mi)
 • Laund 199.29 km2 (76.95 sq mi)
 • Watter 5.59 km2 (2.16 sq mi)
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Ceety 229,493
 • Estimate (2014)[2] 228,895
 • Rank US: 96t
 • Density 1,148.5/km2 (2,975/sq mi)
 • Urban 594,309 (US: 68t)
 • Metro 820,159 (US: 69t)
Demonym(s) Baton Rougeon
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 70821, 70820, 70818, 70808, 70879, 70810
Aurie code(s) 225
Wabsteid www.brgov.com

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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.