ACADINA REGION MAP PDF

North America. Lafayette Lafayette is a city in Louisiana. It's the unofficial capital of Acadiana or Cajun Country. Lake Charles Lake Charles is in the Acadiana region of Louisiana and is well known for gaming and the great outdoors, culinary delights and rhythm and blues. Photo: Team at Carnaval.

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In , the Louisiana legislature adopted House Concurrent Resolution , which officially dubbed as Acadiana a twenty-two parish region of southern Louisiana. The area's name recognizes the region's historic role as the area in which approximately 3, Acadian refugees sought sanctuary after a massive ethnic-cleansing operation in present-day Nova Scotia. The refugees' descendants are now called Cajuns, and the region is still home to the nation's largest concentration of Cajuns.

Acadiana, however, is also home to the country's largest rural Creole population. Acadiana is the cradle of Cajun music, Zydeco, and Cajun cuisine. The region maintains perhaps America's highest culinary standards and boasts an exceptionally high concentration of excellent restaurants. For a guide to each parish's cultural resources, use the map below. For a guide to each parish's cultural and environmental resources, use the map below. Skip to main content. Acadia 2. Ascension 3. Assumption 4.

Avoyelles 5. Calcasieu 6. Cameron 7. Evangeline 8. Iberia 9. Iberville Jefferson Davis Lafayette Lafourche Charles James John Landry Martin Mary Terrebonne Vermilion West Baton Rouge. Jefferson Davis.

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In , the Louisiana legislature adopted House Concurrent Resolution , which officially dubbed as Acadiana a twenty-two parish region of southern Louisiana. The area's name recognizes the region's historic role as the area in which approximately 3, Acadian refugees sought sanctuary after a massive ethnic-cleansing operation in present-day Nova Scotia. The refugees' descendants are now called Cajuns, and the region is still home to the nation's largest concentration of Cajuns. Acadiana, however, is also home to the country's largest rural Creole population.

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Acadiana by Parish

Acadiana is a region of Louisiana , in the south and south west of the state. It is sometimes called "Cajun Country", noted for its distinctive culture. This is the birthplace of Cajun cuisine, Cajun music, and Zydeco music. From west to east, Acadiana can be broken into five distinct and unique regions, where Cajun and Creole peoples adapted unique aspects from their environment. Acadiana is a reference to the large population of Acadians , descendants of French speakers expelled from Nova Scotia by the British.

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Acadiana Parishes

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