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New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States.

The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. Before Hurricane Katrina, Orleans Parish was the most populous parish in Louisiana. As of 2015, it ranked third, trailing neighboring Jefferson Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish.

The city of New Orleans is geographically coextensive with Orleans Parish. The city is known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz) and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras.

The city is often referred to as the "most unique" in the United States. New Orleans is located in southeastern Louisiana, and occupies both sides of the Mississippi River. The heart of the city and its French Quarter is on the river's north side. The city and Orleans Parish (French: paroisse d'Orléans) are coterminous. The city and parish are bounded by the parishes of St. Tammany to the north, St. Bernard to the east, Plaquemines to the south, and Jefferson to the south and west. Lake Pontchartrain, part of which lies within the city limits, lies to the north and Lake Borgne lies to the east.

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Close to everything church school store anything you want you can walk to go on the bus in the business district French quarter canal st all the different restaurants every thing is right there that you can walk to

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Low crime

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A reason why I say could be better because the environment is not safe andthe people are not really respectful.

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The west end of New Orleans Louisiana is beautiful. How have few friends that stayed out there when you live out there completely divide you from the city and makes you feel awesome. The area is so nice house is a beautiful and it makes you feel like you're not even a part of New Orleans although you are it is a great place to raise kids. Great place to have a family beautiful area I highly recommend the area. And it's an awesome place for the elderly.

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Because I feel it needs to be a safe neighborhood

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