LocationRelative: East of Texas and West of Mississippi, South of Arkansas, North of the Gulf of Mexico.Absolute: Baton Rouge, LA 30* N, 91* W
RegionsLouisiana is located in the Southern region of the United States. It is also in the Gulf Coast region and in the Central Time Zone.
Place - LandmarksOne famous building in Louisiana is the French Quarter. Another is the Superdome Stadium.
Place - LandformThe Mississippi River is a famous landform that goes through Louisiana, and is used for shipping goods. Another famous type of landform in Louisiana is a bayou that are spread throughout Louisiana.
Place: ClimateSince it is near the Equator, Louisiana has very subtropical temperature. The average July temperature is 82°F.The average January temperature is 52°F.
TransportationThe people of Louisiana use the Mississippi River for transporting goods. The Lakefront airport was built in 1934 and today is used by: commercial flights, private flights, and military flights.
Place: TraditionA famous tradition in Louisiana comes all the way from France called Mardi Gras which literally means Fat Tuesday, New Orleans is famous for their Mardi Gras celebrations.
ExportsSome Louisiana exports are: natural gas, petroleum, sulfur,salt,oil,plastic, tra nsportation equipment, lignite or "brown coal", crawfish, catfish, shrimp, oysters, and menhaden.
AgricultureOne thing Louisiana is famous for growing is the ever popular sugarcane which is used for making sugar. Some more things that Louisiana grows are: cotton, rice, and soybeans.
AdaptHurricanes hit Louisiana a lot, so the people of Louisiana have adapted by making leeves and systems that watch hurricanes.
ModifyLouisiana has a lot of storms, so the people made miniature dams referred to as levees. The levees were built to help reduce flooding.
DependThe people of Louisiana depend on the Mississippi river for water and shipping goods,They depend on sugar plants for sugar,They depend on oil for power,and the Gulf of Mexico for fish and shrimp.