Louisiana vs Portugal (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Portugal?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Portugal is 35,603 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Portugal by 16,467 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.47 times bigger than Portugal.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Portugal

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal 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 Portugal

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Portugal as of 2020, was estimated to be around 10,297,081.

Population of Portugal compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Portugal.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Portugal: Portuguese


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Portugal: Portuguese

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Portugal: PT

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Portugal Time Zone: 

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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