Louisiana vs Madagascar (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Madagascar is 226,658 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Madagascar by 174,588 sq mi. Louisiana is around 4.36 times smaller than Madagascar.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar:  226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Madagascar as of 2020, was estimated to be around 27,691,019.

Population of Madagascar compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Madagascar.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Madagascar: Malagasy, French


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Madagascar: Malagasy

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Madagascar: MG

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Madagascar as of 2019: 0.528

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Madagascar Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S47° 0′ 0″ E

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