Category: Louisiana

  • New Orleans Facts

    New Orleans Facts

    Famously known as the city of Mardi Gras, New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana, USA. The city was founded in 1718 by French colonists under the leadership of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, along the Mississippi River, long before the founding of the United States as a nation in 1776. Many French settlers arrived in […]

  • Louisiana Facts

    Louisiana Facts

    Introduction Louisiana is situated southeast of the United States along the Gulf of Mexico. Louisiana’s Creole and Cajun cultures reflect its history as a melting pot of French, African, American, and French-Canadian cultures. There are many reasons to visit New Orleans, including the colonial French Quarter, the raucous Mardi Gras festival, jazz music, the Renaissance-style St. […]