New Orleans

Way down yonder in New Orleans, you'll find the roots of jazz and a blossoming culture that is unlike anything else on Earth. Here, the laid-back atmosphere of the riverfront has mixed with French sophistication, Spanish style, and African-American energy to create something greater than the sum of its parts.
Photo: thepipe26, CC BY 2.0.

Popular Destinations

The is the oldest and most famous and visited neighborhood of New Orleans. Photo: Lars Plougmann, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Uptown is a large portion of New Orleans settled in the 19th century after the Louisiana Purchase, upriver from the older parts of the city around the and the . Photo: TonyTheTiger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , commonly just Marigny, is a hip neighborhood just "below" the . Photo: Infrogmation, CC BY 2.5.

The is the part of New Orleans similar to what many cities call "Downtown". Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The operated in New Orleans, , as a branch mint of the from 1838 to 1861 and from 1879 to 1909. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
, formerly known as The National D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. Photo: Nolabob, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zoo
is an insectarium and entomology museum in New Orleans, , United States.

Park
is a historic park in the of New Orleans, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

Mid-City is a portion of New Orleans in the center of the metropolitan area, about midway between the and Lake Pontchartrain. Photo: Jared, CC BY 2.0.

is an old historically African-American and Créole neighborhood of New Orleans, just "back" from the . Photo: Bart Everson, CC BY 2.0.

is the section of New Orleans that is at the far end of from the , between the of New Orleans and .

The is a portion of New Orleans down the from the and the . Photo: Infrogmation, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, sometimes called "New Orleans East", is a large area of New Orleans to the north east of the older central portion of the city. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The District of New Orleans is the location of the city's famous Audubon Park including the Audubon Zoo, Tulane University and Loyola University New Orleans. Photo: InSapphoWeTrust, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The 7th 8th and Upper 9th Wards section of New Orleans is very seldom visited by anyone outside the city. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a section of New Orleans, east of the neighborhood, north of the , and west St. Photo: Infrogmation, CC BY 2.5.

are sections of New Orleans near and along Lake Pontchartrain.

is a neighborhood of New Orleans, . Photo: Infrogmation, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a large section of New Orleans generally paid little or no attention by visitors. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a section of New Orleans to the west of the and north from the downriver section of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is the second-largest city in, and parish seat of, , United States. Photo: Infrogmation, CC BY 2.5.

Village
is a census-designated place in , United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in , , United States. Photo: Infrogmation, CC BY 2.5.

New Orleans

Latitude
29.9499° or 29° 56' 59.8" north
Longitude
-90.0701° or 90° 4' 12.4" west
Open Location Code
76XFWWXH+XX
Population
391,000
IATA airport code
MSY
United Nations Location Code
US MSY
Elevation
59 feet (18 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 28110976
Geo­Names ID
4335045
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: New Orleans
  • Albanian: New Orleans
  • Amharic: ኑ ኦርሌንዝ
  • Arabic: New Orleans
  • Arabic: نيوأورليانز
  • Arabic: نيو أورلينز
  • Arabic: نيوأورلينز
  • Arabic: نيوأورلينز، لويزيانا
  • Arabic: نيو اورليانز
  • Aragonese: Nueva Orleans
  • Armenian: Նոր Օռլեան
  • Armenian: Օռլեան շրջան
  • Armenian: Օռլեանս շրջան
  • Arpitan: Novèla-Orlèans
  • Asturian: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Asturian: Nueva Orleans
  • Azerbaijani: Nyu-Orlean
  • Basque: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Basque: New Orleans
  • Basque: Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Basque: Nouvelle Orleans
  • Basque: Orleans Berri
  • Basque: Orleans parrokia
  • Bavarian: New Orleans
  • Belarusian: Новы Арлеан
  • Belarusian: Нью-Арлеан
  • Bengali: নিউ অরলিন্স
  • Bengali: নিউ অর্লিন্স
  • Bishnupriya: ওরলেন্স পারিশ, লুইসিয়ানা
  • Bishnupriya: ওরলেন্স পারিশ
  • Bosnian: New Orleans
  • Breton: New Orleans
  • Breton: Orleañs Nevez
  • Bulgarian: Нови Орлеан
  • Bulgarian: Нови Орлеанс
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлеан
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлеанс
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлианс
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлийнз
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлийнс
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлинс
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлиънз
  • Bulgarian: Ню Орлиънс
  • Cajun French: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Catalan: New Orleans
  • Catalan: Nova Orleans
  • Cebuano: New Orleans
  • Central Kurdish: نیوئۆرلەنس
  • Chechen: Нью-Орлеан
  • Chinese: New Orleans
  • Chinese: 奧爾良縣
  • Chinese: 新奥尔良/紐奧良
  • Chinese: 新奥尔良
  • Chinese: 新奥尔良市
  • Chinese: 新奧爾良
  • Chinese: 新奧爾良城
  • Chinese: 紐奧爾良
  • Chinese: 紐奧良
  • Chuvash: Çĕнĕ Орлеан
  • Chuvash: Çĕнě Орлеан
  • Chuvash: Çěнě Орлеан
  • Chuvash: Нью-Орлеан
  • Cornish: New Orleans
  • Corsican: New Orleans
  • Crimean Tatar: Nyu Orleans
  • Croatian: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Croatian: New Orleans
  • Czech: New Orleans
  • Danish: New Orleans
  • Dutch: New Orleans
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيو اورلينز
  • English: Crescent City
  • English: NOLA
  • English: New Orleans, LA
  • English: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • English: The Big Easy
  • English: new orleans louisiana
  • Esperanto: New Orleans
  • Esperanto: Nov-Orleano
  • Esperanto: Nova Orleano
  • Esperanto: Novorleano
  • Estonian: New Orleans
  • Extremaduran: Nueva Orleans
  • Faroese: New Orleans
  • Finnish: New Orleans
  • French: La Nouvelle-Orleans
  • French: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • French: La Nouvelle-orléans
  • French: La Nouvelle Orleans
  • French: La Nouvelle Orléans
  • French: New Orleans
  • French: Nouvelle-Orléans
  • French: Nouvelle Orléans
  • French: Paroisse d'Orléans
  • Galician: New Orleans
  • Galician: Nova Orleans
  • Galician: Nova Orleáns
  • Georgian: ახალი ორლეანი
  • Georgian: ნიუ-ორლეანი
  • German: New-Orleans
  • German: New Orleans
  • Greek: Νέα Ορλεάνη, Λουιζιάνα
  • Greek: Νέα Ορλεάνη
  • Guarani: New Orleans
  • Gujarati: ન્યૂ ઓર્લિયન્સ
  • Haitian: New Orleans
  • Haitian: Nouvèl Òleyan
  • Hebrew: מחוז אורלינס
  • Hebrew: ניו-אורלינס
  • Hebrew: ניו אורלינז
  • Hebrew: ניו אורלינס
  • Hindi: न्यू आर्लीन्स
  • Hindi: न्यू ओर्लियंस
  • Hungarian: New Orleans
  • Icelandic: New Orleans
  • Ido: New Orleans
  • Ido: Nov-Orleans
  • Ido: Nova-Orleans
  • Inari Sami: New Orleans
  • Indonesian: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Indonesian: New Orleans
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): New Orleans
  • Interlingue: New Orleans
  • Inuktitut: ᓂᐅ ᐆᕐᓖᓐᔅ
  • Irish: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Irish: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Irish: New Orleans
  • Irish: Nua-Orléans
  • Irish: Nua Orléans
  • Italian: New Orleans
  • Italian: Nouvelle Orléans
  • Italian: Nuova Orleans
  • Japanese: オーリンズ郡
  • Japanese: ニューオリンズ
  • Japanese: ニューオーリンズ
  • Japanese: ニュー・オーリンズ
  • Japanese: ラ・ヌーヴェル=オルレアン
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂ ಒರ್ಲೀನ್ಸ್
  • Kannada: ಹೊಸ ಒರ್ಲೀನ್ಸ್
  • Kikuyu: New Orleans
  • Kirghiz: Жаңы орлеан
  • Korean: 뉴 얼리언스
  • Korean: 뉴얼리언스
  • Korean: 뉴 얼리언즈
  • Korean: 뉴얼리언즈
  • Korean: 뉴올리언스
  • Korean: 뉴 올리언스
  • Korean: 뉴올리언즈
  • Korean: 뉴 올리언즈
  • Korean: 올리언스 사목구
  • Kurdish: New Orleans
  • Latin: Nova Aurelia
  • Latin: Novum Aurelianum
  • Latin: Novum Cenabum
  • Latvian: Jaunorleāna
  • Latvian: Jaunā Orleāna
  • Latvian: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Latvian: New Orleans
  • Latvian: Ņuorleāna
  • Latvian: Ņūorleāna
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Orleans Nova, Louisiana
  • Literary Chinese: 新奧爾良
  • Lithuanian: Naujasis Orleanas
  • Low German: New Orleans
  • Low German: Niej-Orleans
  • Low German: Niej Orleans
  • Luxembourgish: New Orleans
  • Macedonian: Њу Орлеанс
  • Malagasy: New Orleans
  • Malay: New Orleans
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂ ഓർലിയൻസ് നഗരം
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂ ഓർലിയൻസ് നഗരവും പാരിഷും
  • Marathi: न्यू ऑर्लिअन्स
  • Marathi: न्यू ऑर्लिन्स
  • Min Nan Chinese: New Orleans
  • Mirandese: Nuoba Orleanes
  • Mongolian: Нью-Орлеанс
  • Nauru: New Orleans
  • Navajo: Tónteel Biihílį́ Hatsoh
  • Navajo: Tónteel Biihílį́ Hátsoh
  • Northern Frisian: New Orleans
  • Norwegian: New Orleans
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New Orleans
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: New Orleans
  • Occitan (post 1500): New Orleans
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nòva Orleans
  • Ossetian: Ног Орлеан
  • Pampanga: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Papiamento: New Orleans
  • Persian: نیو ارلئان
  • Persian: نیو اورلئان
  • Persian: نیواورلئان
  • Persian: نیواورلئان، لوئیزیانا
  • Persian: نیو اورلئانز
  • Persian: نیو اورلان
  • Persian: نیواورلان
  • Persian: نیو اورلینز
  • Persian: نیواورلینز
  • Picard: La Novèle-Orléans
  • Piemontese: New Orleans
  • Polish: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Polish: New Orleans
  • Polish: Nowy Orlean
  • Portuguese: Freguesia de Nova Orleães
  • Portuguese: Nova Orleans
  • Portuguese: Nova Orleães
  • Portuguese: Nova Orléans
  • Portuguese: Paróquia de Nova Orleães
  • Quechua: New Orleans
  • Romanian: New Orleans
  • Russian: New Orleans
  • Russian: Новый Орлеан
  • Russian: Нью-Орлеан
  • Sanskrit: न्‍यू आर्लीन्‍स
  • Sardinian: New Orleans
  • Scots: New Orleans
  • Serbian: New Orleans
  • Serbian: Њу Орлеанс
  • Serbo-Croatian: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Serbo-Croatian: Orleans Parish, Louisiana
  • Serbo-Croatian: Orleans Parish
  • Sicilian: New Orleans
  • Silesian: Nowy Uorlean
  • Sinhala: නිව් ඔර්ලියන්ස්
  • Slovak: New Orleans
  • Slovenian: New Orleans
  • South Azerbaijani: نیو اورلئان
  • Spanish: La Nouvelle-Orleans
  • Spanish: La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Spanish: La Nouvelle Orleans
  • Spanish: La Nouvelle Orléans
  • Spanish: New Orleans
  • Spanish: New Orleans Louisiana
  • Spanish: Nouvelle-Orleans
  • Spanish: Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Spanish: Nueva Orleans
  • Spanish: Nueva Orleans Luisiana
  • Spanish: Nueva Orleáns
  • Spanish: Nueva Orléans
  • Spanish: Parroquia de Orleans
  • Swahili: New Orleans
  • Swedish: New Orleans
  • Swedish: Orleans Parish
  • Swiss German: New Orleans
  • Tagalog: Bagong Orleans
  • Tagalog: New Orleans
  • Tajik: Ню-Орлеан
  • Tajik: Орлеани Нав
  • Tamil: நியூ ஓர்லியன்ஸ்
  • Tamil: நியூ ஓர்லீன்ஸ்
  • Tamil: நியூ ஓர்லென்ஸ்
  • Tatar: Яңа Орлеан
  • Telugu: న్యూ ఓర్లీన్స్
  • Thai: New Orleans
  • Thai: นิวออร์ลีน
  • Thai: นิวออร์ลีนส์
  • Tosk Albanian: New Orleans
  • Turkish: New Orleans
  • Turkish: Yeni Orleans
  • Twi: New Orleans
  • Uighur: Yéngi Orléan
  • Uighur: يېڭى ئورلېئان
  • Ukrainian: Новий Орлеан
  • Ukrainian: Нью-Орлеан
  • Urdu: نیو اورلینز
  • Uzbek: Yangi Orlean
  • Uzbek: Yangi orlean
  • Venetian: New Orleans
  • Veps: Uz' Orlean
  • Veps: Uz Orlean
  • Vietnamese: NOLA
  • Vietnamese: New Orleans
  • Vietnamese: Ngọc Lan
  • Vietnamese: Ngọc Lân
  • Vietnamese: Quận New Orleans
  • Vietnamese: Quận Orleans
  • Volapük: New Orleans
  • Waray (Philippines): New Orleans
  • Welsh: New Orleans
  • Welsh: Orleans Newydd
  • Welsh: Orleans Parish, Louisiana
  • Western Frisian: New Orleans
  • Western Mari: У Орлеан
  • Western Panjabi: اورلینز پارش
  • Wu Chinese: 新奥尔良
  • Yiddish: ניו ארלינס
  • Yoruba: New Orleans
  • Yue Chinese: 紐奧良
  • Big Easy
  • N.O.
  • Nawlins
  • Neu Orleans
  • Neuva Orleans
  • Nieuw Orleans
  • Nuoba Orleans
  • Yancuic Orleans
  • Yancuīc Orleans
  • Жаңы Орлеан

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