Louisiana vs Nicaragua (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Nicaragua?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Nicaragua is 50,338 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Nicaragua by 1,732 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.04 times bigger than Nicaragua.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Nicaragua

Area of Nicaragua:  50,338 sq mi ( 130,375 km2 )

Area of Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nicaragua as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,624,554.

Population of Nicaragua compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Nicaragua.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Nicaragua is Managua.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Nicaragua: Spanish


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Nicaragua: NI

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Nicaragua as of 2019: 0.660

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Nicaragua Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nicaragua:
13° 8′ 0″ N85° 7′ 0″ W

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