Flag of Louisiana

The Louisiana flag is a flag with a blue field showing a mother pelican in her nest with three young pelicans above a ribbon bearing the motto of Louisiana. The colours of the flag are blue and white. The size of the Louisiana flag is 2:3. The Louisiana flag was adopted in 1912. The first use of the current design was in 1865. The last change to the current design of the Louisiana flag was in 2006.

Flag of Louisiana

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1865
  • Adoption current flag: 1912
  • Last change flag: 2006

Flag colors


About Louisiana


4 533 372


52 378 sq mi
135 659 km2

Population density

87 sq mi
33 km2

Country information

Country: Louisiana
Continent: North America
Official languages: English, French
Capital: Baton Rouge
Government: divided into executive, judicial and legislative branches
Border length: 0 miles / 0 km
Neighbouring countries
Arkansas: 0 miles 0 km
Mississippi: 0 miles 0 km
Texas: 0 miles 0 km

The Louisiana flag is the flag of the state of Louisiana. Louisiana is located on the continent of North America. Louisiana has 3 neighbors. Louisiana has the following neighboring states: Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas.

4,533,372 people live in Louisiana, a state with an area of 135,659 km² (16.0% water). The population density in Louisiana is 34 inhabitants per km². The official languages in Louisiana are English and French. The capital of Louisiana is Baton Rouge. Louisiana is divided into executive, judicial and legislative departments.

The currency in Louisiana is the U.S. dollar (USD). UTC (default time) in Louisiana is UTC-06:00 and UTC-05:00 in summer.




US dollar (USD)


CET: UTC-06:00
CEST: UTC-05:00


Internet TLD: US
Three-letter country code: USA
Three-digit country code: 840
Calling code: 1