Louisiana vs Suriname (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas the Republic of Suriname is a country located on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and Suriname regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than Suriname?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Suriname is 63,252 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Suriname by 11,182 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.22 times smaller than Suriname.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Suriname

Area of Suriname:  63,252 sq mi ( 163,821 km2 )

Area of Suriname 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 Suriname

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Suriname as of 2020, was estimated to be around 586,634.

Population of Suriname compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Suriname.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Suriname is Paramaribo.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Suriname: Dutch


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Suriname: Surinamese

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Suriname: SR

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Suriname as of 2019: 0.738

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Suriname Time Zone: 

UTC − 3 (Suriname Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Suriname:
4° 0′ 0″ N56° 0′ 0″ W

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