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Louisiana has a rich history and cultural variety. The legacy of the original Native Americans, the French, Spanish and Creole inhabitants of New Orleans, the Cajuns of South Louisiana, the African slaves and free blacks, the European plantation owners, and the settlers of virtually every nationality can be seen in our unique 21st century cultural mix. The resulting art, music and cuisine always provide something interesting to explore and experience. If you are a student gathering information for a project or report, you'll find it here. Business travelers and tourists can find helpful information on: climate, maps, and events calendars.

If you are looking for facts and figures about Louisiana today, demographic information may answer your questions. If not, try our FAQ page.

Please come back and visit these pages often. There's always something interesting to learn "about Louisiana."