Louisiana vs South Korea (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than South Korea by 13,320 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.35 times bigger than South Korea.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea 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 South Korea

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.

Population of South Korea compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and South Korea.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
South Korea: Korean


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
South Korea: KR

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

South Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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