Louisiana vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Nigeria by 304,599 sq mi. Louisiana is around 6.85 times smaller than Nigeria.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria:  356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria 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 Nigeria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nigeria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 206,139,587.

Population of Nigeria compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Nigeria.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Nigeria: NG

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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