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New Orleans


Sometimes known as the "Big Easy", New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana, and one of the oldest cities in the United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 484,674.

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina caused the city's evacuation. Parts of the city were flooded and there was extensive damage from both flooding and the winds. New Orleans has been recovering since then, with people gradually returning - as of October 2006, the population was estimated as 187,525, although this figure is disputed by some.

New Orleans, Louisiana

French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana There are many reasons to visit New Orleans: The city is known for its rich history and French heritage, its unique culture, excellent food, jazz music, and most especially for the Mardi Gras celebrations.

Some of the attractions of New Orleans include:

New Orleans Facts


Here is some more information about New Orleans:
  • Probably the most famous educational institution in New Orleans is Xavier University of Louisiana, which is a private coeducational liberal arts college.

  • The main airport serving New Orleans is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

  • Professional sports franchises in New Orleans include the basketball team, the New Orleans Hornets, and the NFL American football team, the New Orleans Saints.

  • New Orleans has many nicknames including "America's Favorite City", "America's Most Interesting City", "America\s Most European City", "America's European Masterpiece", "The Big Easy", "Birthplace of Jazz", "City of the Chefs", "City of Festivals", "City of Mystery", "Mardi Gras City", "Nawlins", "New York of the South", "NOLA", "Paris of the South", "Queen City of the South", "The Queen of the Mississippi", "Saint City", "Super Bowl City", "The City that Care Forgot", and "The Crescent City".

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Fodor's New Orleans (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: January 12th, 2021
Paperback (304 pages)

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  • Brand: Fodor's Travel
  • ISBN: 164097282X
  • EAN: 9781640972827
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  • Edition: 29
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
  • Release Date: January 12th, 2021
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  • Size: 8.0 Inches by 5.25 Inches by 0.5 Inches
  • Weight: 0.65 Pounds
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DK Eyewitness New Orleans (Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: February 25th, 2020
Multicolor Paperback (224 pages)

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  • Brand: DK Eyewitness Travel
  • ISBN: 0241407281
  • EAN: 9780241407288
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  • Paperback
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 224
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: February 25th, 2020
  • Release Date: February 25th, 2020
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  • Size: 8.56 Inches by 5.0 Inches by 0.51 Inches
  • Weight: 0.66579603124 Pounds
  • Color: Multicolor
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New Orleans Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of over 100 Recipes Inspired by the Big Easy (Cocktail Recipes, New Orleans History, Travel Cocktails, Home Bartender, Mixology, Travel Regional Gifts)

By Sarah Baird

Cider Mill Press
Released: February 7th, 2017
Hardcover (288 pages)

New Orleans Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of over 100 Recipes Inspired by the Big Easy (Cocktail Recipes, New Orleans History, Travel Cocktails, Home Bartender, Mixology, Travel Regional Gifts)
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New Orleans Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of over 100 Recipes Inspired by the Big Easy (Cocktail Recipes, New Orleans History, Travel Cocktails, Home Bartender, Mixology, Travel Regional Gifts)
  • Manufacturer: Cider Mill Press
  • Brand: Cider Mill Press
  • Model: 9781604336436
  • ISBN: 1604336439
  • EAN: 9781604336436
  • PartNumber: 9781604336436
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  • Hardcover
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Author: Sarah Baird
  • Publication Date: February 7th, 2017
  • Release Date: February 7th, 2017
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  • Size: 7.25 Inches by 5.44 Inches by 1.2 Inches
  • Weight: 1.54 Pounds
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Streetwise New Orleans Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of New Orleans, Louisiana (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

By Michelin

Michelin
Released: December 12th, 2017
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Streetwise New Orleans Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of New Orleans, Louisiana (Michelin Streetwise Maps)
  • Manufacturer: Michelin
  • Brand: Michelin
  • ISBN: 2067229931
  • EAN: 9782067229938
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  • Product Category: Map
  • Format: Folded Map
  • Edition: Revised
  • Author: Michelin
  • Publication Date: December 12th, 2017
  • Release Date: December 12th, 2017
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  • Size: 8.56 Inches by 3.83 Inches by 0.12 Inches
  • Weight: 0.0992080179 Pounds
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 New Orleans (Pocket Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: November 19th, 2019
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  • ISBN: 0241367999
  • EAN: 9780241367995
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 128
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
  • Release Date: November 19th, 2019
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  • Size: 7.52 Inches by 4.0 Inches by 0.4 Inches
  • Weight: 0.45 Pounds
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DK Eyewitness New Orleans (Travel Guide)

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DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: February 21st, 2017
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  • ISBN: 1465457216
  • EAN: 9781465457219
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  • Edition: Reprint, Revised
  • Number of Pages: 244
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: February 21st, 2017
  • Release Date: February 21st, 2017
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  • Weight: 1.0 Pounds
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Girls Trip New Orleans Living My Best Life: Women Cute Louisiana Travel Journal with Prompts Gift Idea| Packing List, Budget, Itinerary with Personal ... Birthdays/Event Tracker & Bucket List Sheets

By Nola Travel Publication

Independently published
Released: March 7th, 2020
Paperback (108 pages)

Girls Trip New Orleans Living My Best Life: Women Cute Louisiana Travel Journal with Prompts Gift Idea| Packing List, Budget, Itinerary with Personal ... Birthdays/Event Tracker & Bucket List Sheets
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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798622518560
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  • Number of Pages: 108
  • Author: Nola Travel Publication
  • Publication Date: March 7th, 2020
  • Release Date: March 7th, 2020
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Travel Like a Local - Map of New Orleans: The Most Essential New Orleans (Louisiana) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Released: August 21st, 2018
Paperback (50 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1725843889
  • EAN: 9781725843882
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  • Edition: 1
  • Number of Pages: 50
  • Author: Maxwell Fox
  • Publication Date: August 21st, 2018
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  • Weight: 0.36 Pounds
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Wandering Around French Quarter: An Informal History Of The New Orleans: Louisiana Travel Guides

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  • Number of Pages: 124
  • Author: Tama Pacheco
  • Publication Date: January 27th, 2021
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Lonely Planet New Orleans (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Adam Karlin

Lonely Planet
Released: November 24th, 2015
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  • ISBNs: 9781743210093, 1743210094
  • EAN: 9781743210093
  • PartNumber: 21783038
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  • Edition: 7
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Authors: Lonely Planet, Amy C. Balfour, Adam Karlin
  • Publication Date: November 24th, 2015
  • Release Date: November 24th, 2015
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  • Weight: 0.65697754076 Pounds
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