Louisiana vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and Switzerland regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Louisiana is bigger than Switzerland by 36,130 sq mi. Louisiana is around 3.27 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Switzerland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 8,636,561.

Population of Switzerland comapred to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Switzerland.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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