Louisiana vs Cameroon (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas the Republic of Cameroon is a country located in west-central Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and Cameroon regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than Cameroon?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Cameroon is 183,569 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Cameroon by 131,499 sq mi. Louisiana is around 3.53 times smaller than Cameroon.

Area of Louisiana: 52,070 sq mi ( 135,382 km2 )

Area of Louisiana compared to Cameroon

Area of Cameroon:  183,569 sq mi ( 475,442 km2 )

Area of Cameroon compared to Louisiana


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Louisiana as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 4,624,047.

Population of Louisiana compared to Cameroon

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Cameroon as of 2020, was estimated to be around 26,545,864.

Population of Cameroon compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Cameroon.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Cameroon is Yaounde.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Cameroon: French, English


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Cameroon: Cameroonian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Cameroon: CM

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Cameroon as of 2019: 0.563

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Cameroon Time Zone: 

UTC +1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Louisiana:
31° 4′ 8.04″ N, 91° 59′ 48.48″ W

Coordinates of Cameroon:
6° 0′ 0″ N12° 0′ 0″ E

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