North Louisiana

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North Louisiana (French: Louisiane du Nord) (also known locally as "Sportsman's Paradise", a name sometimes attributed to the state as a whole) is a region in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The region has two metropolitan areas: Shreveport-Bossier City and Monroe-West Monroe.

The northwestern portion of Louisiana is culturally and economically attached to Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas. Combined they comprise the Ark-La-Tex area as the northeastern portion of Louisiana, Southeast Arkansas, and Northwest Mississippi are known as the Ark-La-Miss.

Metro/Micropolitan areas

There is one Combined Statistical Area, two Metropolitan Statistical Area, and four Micropolitan Statistical Areas that include Central Louisiana parishes.


See also


  • "North Louisiana History". Michigan State University. 2003-03-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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