New Orleans, Louisiana, the seat of Orleans Parish, which shares the same boundaries, and largest city in Louisiana. The city lies between the Mississippi River on the south, Lake Borgne on the east, and Lake Pontchartrain on the north, about 100 miles (160 km) upstream from the mouth of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans is a leading port and a commercial and cultural center of the southeast.
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Louisiana, one of the southern states of the United States. It is bounded by Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas on land, and by the Gulf of Mexico.
Arkansas, one of the Southern states of the United States. It lies just west of the Mississippi River and is bordered by Tennessee.