Louisiana vs Colombia (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas Colombia is a country located in South America with territories in North America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and Colombia regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than Colombia?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Colombia is 440,831 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Colombia by 388,761 sq mi. Louisiana is around 8.47 times smaller than Colombia.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Colombia

Area of Colombia:  440,831 sq mi ( 1,141,748 km2 )

Area of Colombia 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 Colombia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Colombia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 50,882,884.

Population of Colombia compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Colombia.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Colombia is Bogota.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Colombia: Spanish


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Colombia: Colombian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Colombia: CO

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Colombia as of 2019: 0.767

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Colombia Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Colombia Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Colombia:
4° 0′ 0″ N72° 0′ 0″ W

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