Louisiana vs Iraq (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Iraq?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Iraq is 169,235 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Iraq by 117,165 sq mi. Louisiana is around 3.25 times smaller than Iraq.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq:  169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq 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 Iraq

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iraq as of 2020, was estimated to be around 40,222,503.

Population of Iraq compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Iraq.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Iraq: Iraqi

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Iraq: IQ

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Iraq as of 2019: 0.674

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Iraq Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N44° 0′ 0″ E

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