Louisiana vs Latvia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Latvia?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Latvia is 24,983 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Latvia by 27,087 sq mi. Louisiana is around 2.09 times bigger than Latvia.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Latvia

Area of Latvia:  24,983 sq mi ( 64,589 km2 )

Area of Latvia 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 Latvia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Latvia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 1,901,548.

Population of Latvia compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Latvia.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Latvia is Riga.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Latvia: Latvian


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Latvia: Latvian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Latvia: LV

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Latvia as of 2019: 0.866

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Latvia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Latvia:
57° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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