Where is New Orleans?

The given New Orleans location map shows that New Orleans is located in the south-eastern part of the United States and also south-eastern region of Louisiana.

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Location Map of New Orleans

Where is New Orleans

About Map: Map showing Location of New Orleans in the U.S. State of Louisiana.

Where is New Orleans?

It is situated almsot at the coast of Gulf of Mexico. Some of the part of Lake Pontchartrain is included in the city lies in the north and Lake Borgne in the east.

The name of city is given after the name of Philippe d' Orleans, Duke of Orleans (Regent of France). He was quite knowledgeable and recognized architecture of France. Interestingly, New Orleans is more popularly known for its music (it is the birthplace of jazz), cuisine, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most remarkably Mardi Gras. More often, the city is referred to as the "most unique" city in America.

Facts about New Orleans

CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
CountyOrleans
LocationSouth-east of the United States & also south-east of Louisiana
New Orleans Coordinates29.95°N 90.08°W
New Orleans Founded in 1718
Area of New Orleans City349.85 sq mi (906.10 km2)
New Orleans Population (2019)390,144
New Orleans Area code504
New Orleans Climatehumid subtropical
New Orleans Time zoneUTC−6 (CST), in Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
New Orleans Major AirportLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Lakefront Airport (Regional)
New Orleans Interstate HighwaysI-10, I-510, I-610
New Orleans Websitenola.gov

Top Places to See in New Orleans

Jackson SquareThe National WWII MuseumHarrah's Casino New OrleansLouis Armstrong Park
Audubon Aquarium of the AmericasAudubon ZooNew Orleans Museum of ArtJean Lafitte National Historical Park and
St. Louis CathedralFrenchmen StreetAudubon Park - St. CharlesCarousel Gardens Amusement Park
Shops of the Colonnade - FrenchPreservation HallAudubon Butterfly Garden and InsectariumNapoleon House
Mardi Gras WorldCity ParkSaint Louis Cemetery No. 2New Orleans Historic Voodoo
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2020