Louisiana vs Sri Lanka (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Sri Lanka?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Sri Lanka by 26,740 sq mi. Louisiana is around 2.06 times bigger than Sri Lanka.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka:  25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 km2 )

Area of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Sri Lanka as of 2020, was estimated to be around 21,919,000.

Population of Sri Lanka compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Sri Lanka.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital cities of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Sri Lanka: LK

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Sri Lanka as of 2019: 0.782

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Sri Lanka Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N81° 0′ 0″ E

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