Louisiana vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Ghana?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Ghana by 40,427 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.78 times smaller than Ghana.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana:  92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana 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 Ghana

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ghana as of 2020, was estimated to be around 31,072,945.

Population of Ghana compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Ghana.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Ghana: English


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Ghana: GH

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Ghana as of 2019: 0.611

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N1° 3′ 0″ W

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