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Introduction and geographical location

The United States is a country in the Western Hemisphere, geographically located 37,0902 ° N, 95.7129 ° W. The United States of America is comprised of 50 contiguous states on the North American continent; Alaska, a peninsula that forms the northwestern part of North America and Hawaii, an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. The country also has many US territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. The United States shares borders with Canada and Mexico and a body of water bordering Russia.


Acreage
The total water area, slightly larger or smaller than the People's Republic of China, makes the United States the fourth-largest country in the world. However, this position depends on two territories that India claims but is managed by China and included in the Chinese area. Both China and the United States are behind Canada and Russia in terms of total acreage. In terms of land area, the United States is the third largest country in the world, after Russia and Canada. Calculated by total area, USA:
3/10 African Size
1/2 South American Size
1/2 Russian Size
Almost equal to China
Slightly better than Brazil
A little more than half the size
2 sizes Australia and ½ Western Europe
About 14 times the size of France
Around 39 times the size of the UK

Capital
The capital of the United States is the federal district of Washington, DC The head of the federal government is the President. Each state is also governed by its own state government. Two-letter State Abbreviations As noted, each state has an acronym for postal purposes - customers want to make sure what they order online quickly and accurately reaches them.

Travel
With many famous tourist destinations, it is impossible not to mention the Statue of Liberty or the full name of the Statue of Liberty illuminates the world. This is a bronze sculpture placed on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.
With many famous tourist destinations, it is impossible not to mention the Statue of Liberty or the full name of the Statue of Liberty illuminates the world. This is a bronze sculpture placed on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.
The Freedom Trail is the road that crosses the tourist city center of Boston. Perhaps Boston is the most ideal tourist destination to help tourists explore the history of American revolution. Because most events take place in and around Massachusetts. And there are many other popular tourist attractions you can explore on the US State Map!

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List of Universities in Louisiana
List of Universities in Louisiana
About the Universities in Louisiana There are a number of private and public colleges and universities in Louisiana. The University of Louisiana System, founded in 1974, is one of the twenty-largest public systems of higher education in the United States. It has eight universities throughout the state, enrolling about 83,000 students. The system offers over six hundred academic degree programs. The Louisiana State University System is another major institution of higher education in the state. Some of the major universities in Louisiana are : Tulane University, New Orleans: Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, Tulane University is a private, non-sectarian research university. It was founded in 1834 and has grown up to become one of the most prestigious private universities in the United States. The university offers courses in tropical medicine, social work, bio-engineering, biology, computer sciences, and architecture. Scott Cowen is the president. Louisiana State University: Established in 1860, Louisiana State University is the flagship university of Louisiana. It is one of the twenty-one universities in the United States supporting land, sea and space grant research. The university is formally called the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. A total of 28,871 students enroll in the university every year supported by a staff of 5,000 members. John V. Lombardi is the president. The university offers academic programs in engineering, veterinary medicine, architecture, library and information science, and social work. Louisiana Tech University: Located in Ruston, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University, is a coeducational public research university. It was established in 1894 as the Industrial Institute and College of Louisiana. The various courses offered by the institution include natural and applied sciences, arts, business, engineering, and liberal arts. About 11,804 students enroll in the university every year supported by an academic staff of 504 members. The president of the university is Daniel D. Reneau.
Kentucky Airports Map
Kentucky Airports Map
Airports in Kentucky There are 62 public use airports in Kentucky including two international airports, the Louisville International Airport and the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport. The Louisville International Airport in Kentucky receives almost 4 million passengers annually. The airport has private hangars and a four level parking garage to accommodate the heavy traffic that flows into the airport. The airlines which operate from this airport are: American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Northwest Airlink, United Express, Southwest Airlines and US Airways Express. Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport of Kentucky is one of the busiest airports in Kentucky and its annual traffic exceeds 2 million passengers. The terminals have an underground train shuttle connecting one concourse to another. The airlines from this airport of Kentucky fly to more than 120 cities everyday. The airlines that serve this airport are Air France, American, Continental, Northwest, United, US Airways, and USA 3000. Blue Grass Airport is a public airport in Fayette County, Kentucky, which is about 4 miles west of downtown Lexington. The airport’s current main terminal building was opened in the year 1977 and the airport covers an area of 911 acres. It also has two runways and is home to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky. Barkley Regional Airport is situated about 14 miles west of Paducah, in McCracken County, Kentucky. It is owned by the Barkley Regional Airport Authority and is used for general aviation. The airport has been subsidized by the Essential Air Service program and about 100 people are currently employed at the airport. It is interesting to know that the Barkley Regional Airport is the 5th busiest in Kentucky. Visitors can book tickets online for these airlines at their respective websites. Some airlines also offer travel points for online booking that can be redeemed against the fares of future travels. Neighboring States : Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Nashville
Where is Kentucky Located?
Where is Kentucky Located?
Situated in the eastern part of the south central USA within the coordinates 37.5° N, 85.0° W, Kentucky occupies a total area of 40,409 sq mi, and encompasses a total land area of 39,669 sq mi, with a total inland water area of 740 sq mi. The state of Kentucky is surrounded by Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana on its northern side, by West Virginia on its northeastern side, by Virginia on its southeastern side, Tennessee on its southern side, and by Missouri on its western side.
Kentucky Golf Courses Map
Kentucky Golf Courses Map
Some of the prominent golf courses of Kentucky include : Spring Valley Golf Club at Lexington Valhalla Golf Club at Louisville Duckers Lake Golf Course at Frankfort Longview Golf Club at Georgetown Weissinger Hills Golf Club at Shelbyville Andover Golf & Country Club at Lexington Highpoint Golf Club at Nicholasville Woodford Hills Country Club at Versailles Windridge Country club at Owensboro Nevel Meade Golf Course at Prospect Gibson Bay Golf course at Richmond Lassing Pointe Golf Course at Union Canewood Golf Course at Georgetown Bowling Green Country Club at Bowling Green Kearney Hills Links at Lexington Planter's Row Golf Links at Nicholasville Bardstown Golf Center at Bardstown Lexington Country club at Lexington The Cardinal Club at Simpsonville Some Kentucky golf courses are privately owned.
Kentucky County Map
Kentucky County Map
Kentucky Counties Kentucky consists of 120 counties, one of the highest number of counties of any state in the USA, despite being a relatively small state. Kentucky's many counties were created because of political disputes, which caused divisions of the land into small county governments that could enjoy a small. degree of self-governance. Because of the high number of counties in Kentucky, the state government made the guidelines for creating a new county more stringent. Each county in Kentucky is governed at the county seat, which serves as the capital of the county. The largest county in Kentucky by area is Pike County, located in far eastern Kentucky. The county seat of Pike County is called Pikeville. Kentucky's largest county by population is Jefferson County, with a population of 741,096. Jefferson County is home to Louisville, the largest city in Kentucky and the county seat. Frankfort is a city in Kentucky that serves as the state capital and the county seat of Franklin County. Located on the Kentucky River, Frankfort is the principal city of the Frankfort, Kentucky Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Franklin and Anderson counties. Source: factfinder.census.gov
Blank Map of Kentucky
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Louisiana Map
Louisiana Map

General introduction

The state of Louisiana is located in the southern region of the United States. Nicknamed 'Bayou State', it is the 25th most populous state. Louisiana is bordered by Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large portion of its eastern boundary is divided by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only US state to have political subdivisions called parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.

History

Louisiana Indigenous cultures such as Marksville, Fourche Maline, Po Poor Point, Baytown and Caddoan Mississippian thrived in the region in pre-Colombian times. Louisiana became a French colony in the 17th century. After the Seven Years' War, France ceded part of the area to Spain, but acquired it in 1800. In 1803, the United States acquired it from France at the Louisiana Purchase and annexed it as the eighteenth state in 1812. Louisiana joined the Union of States in the Civil War. After the Civil War, the state witnessed the deprivation, division, and migration of American Americans. During the 1950s and 60s, it played an active role in the Civil Rights Movement. More recently, it was in news as low-lying areas of the state were hit by catastrophic Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

Geography

Louisiana is bordered by Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Louisiana has two distinct geographical features: the northern highlands and the alluvial coastal zone. The uplands in the north have steppe and forest trees while the alluvial zone consists of wetlands, coastal marshes and barrier islands. The state's major rivers are the Mississippi, the Red and the Ouachita Rivers. To the south, Louisiana's coastal wetlands are among the fastest disappearing regions in the world. Driskill Mountain, just 163 meters high, is the highest point in the state. Louisiana has a humid subtropical climate with long, hot summers and short, mild winters.

Travel

Travel Destinations in Louisiana Travel is an important industry in Louisiana, thanks to its beauty and vibrant culture. New Orleans is a crossroads of cultures and is famous for the French Quarter, Mardi Gras Parade, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Reserve, National World War II Museum, Jackson Square and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Baton Rouge is famous for its southern lifestyle and historic landmarks. The Jean Lafitte Park offers a taste of the Cajun tradition and an insight into the state's history. Chicot State Park, Lake Fausse Pointe State Park and Tickfaw State Park provide many opportunities for outdoor creativity. The Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches, the RW Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, Vermilionville in Lafayette, the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, and the Sci-Port Discovery Center are some of the most visited sites in Louisiana.

Transport

How to get around Louisiana By air - Louis Armstrong International Airport New Orleans (MSY) is the busiest airport in the state. By Train - Amtrak operates Crescent, Sunset Limited and the City of New Orleans through the state. Roads - I-10, I-12, and I-20 are the major interstate highways in the state.

Education

Education in Louisiana Each parish in Louisiana has a school district. Louisiana State University, Southern University and University of Louisiana are public institutions of higher education.

Religion

Christians make up 84% of the state's total population, making Louisiana one of the most Christian states in the United States. The largest Christian denomination by number of followers in 2010 was the Catholic Church with 1,200,900; Southern Baptist Convention with 709,650; and United Methodist Church with 146,848. The non-denominational Protestant Protestant churches have 195,903 members.
Religions other than Christianity are also primarily located in urban areas of Louisiana, including Islam and Hinduism. In the Greater Shreveport metropolitan area, Muslims are estimated to be 14% of Louisiana's total Muslim population as of 2014.

Map Kentucky
Map Kentucky

General introduction

Kentucky is an ice sheet located in the Southern region of the United States, bordering Illinois, Indiana and Ohio to the north; West Virginia andVirginia to the east; Tennessee at the south; and Missouri to the west. The bluegrass region in the center of the state contains the state capital, Frankfort, as well as its two largest cities, Louisville and Lexington. Together they make up more than 20% of the state's population. Kentucky is 37th largest and 26th most populous out of the 50 USA.
It is one of four states of the United States that are constituted as a Commonwealth, with the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. There are 120 counties in Kentucky. Louisville and Lexington are the largest cities in the state. Frankfort is the capital of the state.

History

Kentucky The land was mostly inhabited by Native American tribes from 1000 BC until contact with Europeans in the mid-eighteenth century. Originally part of the state of Virginia, Kentucky became a full state in 1792. The area known as Central Kentucky in the 19th century was a large slave detention area. During the US Civil War, Kentucky was considered one of the "border states". The state is the birthplace of US President Abraham Lincoln and Union President Jefferson Davis.

Geography

Kentucky The state of Kentucky is part of the central southeast region (also known as the south highlands) in the United States. East Kentucky lies in the Appalachian Mountains. Kentucky is divided into five geographically distinct regions. They were the Cumberland Plateau, the Bluegrass region, the PennyRoyal Plateau, the western coal mines and finally the Jackson acquisition. Kentucky has a humid subtropical climate.

Travel

A Tourism Destination in Kentucky Kentucky is a land of diverse habitats and rich resources. Pay attention to the soul-stirring tunes of Bluegrass music and absorb the uncontrollable spirit that runs wildly in the state. Major attractions in Kentucky include Mammoth Cave National Park, Newport Aquarium, Beech Bend Park, Louisville Zoo, National Escort Museum, Cumberland Gap, Buffalo Trace Distillery and Calendar Park Cumberland Gap Country History.

Transportation

Getting to Kentucky By Air - Cincinnati / North Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and Louisville International Airport (SDF) are the main airports in the state. By Train - The Cardinal and City of New Orleans are two Amtrak lines serving the state. Roads - Interstate highways (I-24, I-64, I-65 and I-71) and U.S. highways (US 23, 25, US 27 and US 62) connect cities big in Kentucky.

Education

Kentucky There are eight major public universities in Kentucky. Among these, the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville are research-oriented schools. Other prominent universities in the state are University of Transylvania and College of Berea. The state has 173 school districts.

 

Places to Visit in Kentucky
Places to Visit in Kentucky
Kentucky is home to a number of beautiful places and attractions. Some of the most well-known places in the state are :  Kentucky Lake Beach :  Considered to be the heart of West Kentucky tourism, Kentucky Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. The beach on the lake provides ample recreation. Fishing, boating, skiing, hiking, biking, hunting, camping, and wildlife viewing are major attractions. The Land Between the Lakes is one of the best scenic views lying along the eastern border of the beach. National Corvette Museum :  Located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the National Corvette Museum was constructed in 1994 and opened to public in September the same year. The museum houses more than seventy-five Corvettes also displays a number of photographs, advertisements, television commercials, and Corvette memorabilia. Also sponsored by the museum is the Corvette Hall of Fame; it is designed for individuals who have been involved with the Corvette automobile and have made significant contributions in their respective fields. Churchill Downs :  Located in Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky, United States, Churchill Downs is a thoroughbred racetrack most famous for hosting the Kentucky Derby every year. One of the legendary racetracks in the world, it officially opened in 1875. It has hosted the renowned Breeders' Cup six times, the most recent being in 2010. The Racetrack is scheduled to host the event (Breeders' Cup) again between November 4-5, 2011. Mammoth Cave National Park : Established on July 1, 1941, the Mammoth Cave National Park is the longest known cave system in the world with passage-ways of 390 miles. It is located north-east of Bowling Green, north-west of Park City, and ten miles west of Cave City. It became a World Heritage Site on October 27, 1981. The most notable features of the cave are Grand Avenue, Frozen Niagara, and Fat Man's Misery. Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor : Named after the Second World War General George Patton, the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor is one of the most famous places in Kentucky. It is located on Fort Knox army base. The museum displays German and Japanese war artifacts and has an extensive collection of US and foreign tanks and weapons. The most famous exhibits in the museum are the mementos of Patton's military career that include his wartime caravan truck and the sedan in which he was fatally injured in 1945.
Kentucky Travel Guide
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Kentucky's northern border is formed by the Ohio River and its western border by the Mississippi River. however, the official border is based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792. Kentucky spared about 423 miles east to west and 182 miles north to south. Its 120 counties fill 40,395 square miles. There are 53 state parks and historic sites and six national areas which can be enjoyed by Kentucky travelers. Kentucky Time Zones divided into two time zones. Most of the north central and eastern portions of the state are on Eastern Time, while the southern and western portions are on Central Time. The entire state observes Daylight Savings Time. And you will love Kentucky mild climate, in summers can be very warm, but cool evenings are not unusual. For spring and fall, it's a good idea to carry a light jacket. Snow totals vary widely from west to east across the Commonwealth. January has an average high temperature of 40 degrees; July's average is 87 degrees F.
Cities in Louisiana
Cities in Louisiana
Cities in Louisiana Nicknamed the 'Bayou State', Louisiana is located in southeastern United States. It is known for Creole and Cajun food, biological diversity, plantation homes, bayous, Mardi Gras celebrations, and Southern hospitality. New Orleans, referred as “The Crescent City”, is known as the birthplace of jazz and its annual celebrations and festivals dating to French colonial times. Notable tourist attractions in the city's historical French Quarter are include Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and a market. A veritable melting pot of different cultures, Baton Rouge is the state capital and the second-largest city in Louisiana. Shreveport is the commercial center of the Ark-La-Tex region, where the state boundaries of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas meet. Metairie, Lafayette, Monroe, and Alexandria are other cities in Louisiana worth visiting. Getting In and Around Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) are among the busiest airports in the state. Amtrak's City of New Orleans, Sunset Limited, and Crescent traverse the state. Interstate Highways (I-10, I-49, and I-20) U.S. Highways (US 190, US 167, US 71, and US 165) pass through the state.
Baton Rouge Map
Baton Rouge Map
Baton Rouge is the capital and the largest city of Louisiana, a U.S state. It is the second largest city in Louisiana. The English translation of 'Baton Rouge' is "Red Stick". Like other capital cities, its region is called the "Capital Area." Being the parish seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is the second largest metropolitan area in the state. The city is home to many universities like Louisiana State University and Southern University. The effect of hurricane Katrina that raged through the area in 2005 declined the population rate of New Orleans, making Baton Rouge, the largest city in Louisiana. The city has proven to be one of the fastest growing cities in the South in terms of technology. Rated as one of the largest mid-sized business cities, it is also one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas. Hotels: Some of the best hotels are : Restaurants: Some of the famous restaurants at Baton Rouge with mouth watering dishes include: Albasha Greek & Lebanese Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant DI Giulio Brothers George's - Original on Perkins Road Copeland's Cheesecake Bistro Economy: Having one of the nation's largest deep-water ports that are able to handle both ocean-going vessels and river barges, Baton Rouge develops into large industrial and chemical complexes in addition to agricultural enhancement. Forest and agricultural products, steel and pipe, ores, coal and petroleum products are the main cargoes shipped through the port. The natural resources basin that exists in the city helps the industries to access the natural resources such as gas, oil, water, timberland, sulphur, salt and other raw materials. Travel industry also contributes much to the economy of the city besides finance, insurance and health care. Petrochemicals, rubber, plastic, wood, paper products, food, concrete and scientific instruments are the notable productions in the city. Places to Visit: As a city with a number of tourist attractive sites, a visit to Louisiana gives pleasure to its visitors. Alex Box Stadium - Baseball stadium for LSU, Baton Rouge River Center - Entertainment complex, Baton Rouge Zoo with over 1,800 animals, Blue Bayou Waterpark, Dixie with over 20 water rides, Landin' Amusement Park are some places where people can enjoy themselves with their children. The Capitol Lakes and Huey Long Field House, which has a large swimming pool, helps people to chill and refresh themselves in summer. The Independence Park Botanic Gardens - that contain rose garden, crape myrtle garden, sensory garden, children's forest and Louisiana Iris garden gives a feast for the eyes. Louisiana Arts and Science Museum that contains art and science galleries, Louisiana Museum of Natural History that focuses on Textile and Natural Science and Louisiana State Capitol the tallest state capitol building in the United States are other points of interest that entice the tourists.