Louisiana vs Panama (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Panama?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Panama is 29,199 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Panama by 22,871 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.79 times bigger than Panama.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Panama

Area of Panama:  29,199 sq mi ( 75,417 km2 )

Area of Panama 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 Panama

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Panama as of 2020, was estimated to be around 4,314,768.

Population of Panama compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Panama.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Panama is Panama City.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Panama: Spanish


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Panama: Panamanian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Panama: PA

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Panama as of 2019: 0.815

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Panama Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Panama:
9° 0′ 0″ N80° 0′ 0″ W

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