City: New Orleans

Population: City - 484,674; Metro - 1,319,367

Time Zone: UTC-6

Currency Name: US dollar (USD)

Major airport name (code) cities: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Languages: English

Phone City Code(s):

Official Tourism Website: http://www.neworleansonline.com/

High Travel Season: January - April

Voltage: 120 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The Battle of New Orleans, which made Andrew Jackson a national hero, was fought two weeks after the War of 1812 had ended and more than a month before the news of the war's end reached Louisiana.