Louisiana vs El Salvador (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than El Salvador?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of El Salvador is 8,124 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than El Salvador by 43,946 sq mi. Louisiana is around 6.41 times bigger than El Salvador.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to El Salvador

Area of El Salvador:  8,124 sq mi ( 21,041 km2 )

Area of El Salvador 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 El Salvador

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of El Salvador as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,486,201.

Population of El Salvador compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and El Salvador.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
El Salvador: Spanish


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
El Salvador: Salvadoran, Salvadorian, Salvadorean

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
El Salvador: SV

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of El Salvador as of 2019: 0.673

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

El Salvador Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of El Salvador:
13° 41′ 0″ N89° 11′ 0″ W

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