2) The capital of Louisiana is Baton Rouge and the largest city is New Orleans.
4) The State has two official flowers: Louisiana Iris and Magnolia Grandiflora.
5) The official bird of Louisiana is the Pelican.
6) The official colors of the state of LA are white, blue, and gold. They were adopted in 1972.
7) There are two official songs of the state and they are "You Are My Sunshine" and "Give Me Louisiana". Other than these, there is an official ecological song, "The Gifts of Earth" and official parade song, "Louisiana My Home Sweet Home".
8) The official freshwater fish is the White Perch.
9) The official tree is Cypress.
10) The official mammal is the Black Bear.
11) The official dog is the Catahoula Leopard Dog.
12) The official crustacean is the Crawfish.
13) The official reptile of Louisiana is the Alligator.
14) The official amphibian is the Green Frog.
15) The official beverage is Milk.
16) The official gemstone and state fossil are Agate and Petrified Palm wood.
17) The state was admitted to the Union on April 30, 1812 and became the 18th state of the U.S.
18) With an elevation of 535 feet, the Driskill Mountain is the tallest point of Louisiana.
19) The official musical instrument is the Cajun Accordion.
20) The neighboring states of Louisiana are Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi.