New Orleans (/n ˈɔːrlɪnz/,[2][3] /n ˈɔːrliənz/, /n ɔːrˈlnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlənz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] ( listen)) is a major Unitit States port an the lairgest ceety an metropolitan aurie in the state o Louisiana. It wis named in honour o Philippe d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans (Regent o Fraunce for the child Louis XV)

New Orleans, Louisiana
Ceety o New Orleans
Frae tap left: A teepical New Orleans mansion off St. Charles Avenue, a streetcar passin bi Loyola Varsity an Tulane Varsity, the skyline o the Central Business Destrict, Jackson Square, an a view o Ryal Street in the French Quarter
Frae tap left: A teepical New Orleans mansion off St. Charles Avenue, a streetcar passin bi Loyola Varsity an Tulane Varsity, the skyline o the Central Business Destrict, Jackson Square, an a view o Ryal Street in the French Quarter
Banner o New Orleans, Louisiana
Banner
Official seal of New Orleans, Louisiana
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
The Crescent Ceety; The Big Easy; The Ceety That Care Forgot; Nawlins; NOLA
Location in the U.S. state o Louisiana
Location in the U.S. state o Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana is locatit in the Unitit States
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Location in the Unitit States o Americae
Coordinates: 29°57′N 90°4′W / 29.950°N 90.067°W / 29.950; -90.067Coordinates: 29°57′N 90°4′W / 29.950°N 90.067°W / 29.950; -90.067
Kintra Unitit States
State Louisiana
PairishOrleans
Foondit1718
Govrenment
 • MayorMitch Landrieu (D)
Area
 • Ceety an Pairish900 km2 (350 sq mi)
 • Laund440 km2 (169 sq mi)
 • Water470 km2 (181 sq mi)
 • Metro
9,726.6 km2 (3,755.2 sq mi)
Elevation
-2 to 6 m (-6.5 to 20 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Ceety an Pairish384,320 (US: 50t)
 • Density858/km2 (2,274/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,240,977 (US: 45t)
Demonym(s)New Orleanian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)504
Websitenola.gov

Sister ceetiesEedit

New Orleans haes ten sister ceeties:[4]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "County Totals Datasets: Population Estimates".
  2. Romer, Megan. "How to Say 'New Orleans' Correctly". About Travel. about.com. Retrieved 31 Januar 2015.
  3. "Merriam-Webster Pronunciation". Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, Inc. Retrieved 31 Januar 2015.
  4. Sister Cities designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI). Retrieved March 22, 2008.
  5. Hammer, David (16 September 2007). "Marconi Meadows is fertile ground to replant a festival that celebrates diversity". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved 25 September 2008.