Louisiana vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than Japan?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Japan by 93,867 sq mi. Louisiana is around 2.81 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.

Population of Japan compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Japan.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Japan: Japanese


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Japan: JP

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Japan Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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