Louisiana vs Congo (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Congo?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Congo is 905,567 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Congo by 853,497 sq mi. Louisiana is around 17.40 times smaller than Congo.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Congo

Area of the Congo:  905,567 sq mi ( 2,345,409 km2 )

Area of Congo 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 Congo

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Congo as of 2020, was estimated to be around 89,561,404.

Population of Congo compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Congo.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Congo is Kinshasa.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Congo: French


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Congo: Congolese

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Congo: CG

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Congo as of 2019: 0.480

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Congo Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 to + 2 (West Africa Time and Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Congo:
3° 0′ 0″ S24° 0′ 0″ E

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