Louisiana vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Somalia?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Somalia by 194,131 sq mi. Louisiana is around 4.73 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia:  246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Somalia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 15,893,219.

Population of Somalia compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Somalia.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Somalia: SO

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Somalia as of 2019: 0.361

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Somalia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N49° 0′ 0″ E

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