Louisiana vs Iceland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Iceland?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Iceland by 12,388 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.32 times bigger than Iceland.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iceland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 366,425.

Population of Iceland compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Iceland.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Iceland: Icelandic


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Iceland: IS

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Iceland Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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