Louisiana vs Uruguay (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Louisiana bigger than Uruguay?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of Uruguay is 68,037 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than Uruguay by 15,967 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.31 times smaller than Uruguay.

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

Area of Louisiana compared to Uruguay

Area of Uruguay:  68,037 sq mi ( 176,215 km2 )

Area of Uruguay 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 Uruguay

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Uruguay as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,473,727.

Population of Uruguay compared to Louisiana

Here is some more data comparison between Louisiana and Uruguay.

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo.

Official Languages

Louisiana: English
Uruguay: Spanish


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
Uruguay: Uruguayan

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
Uruguay: UY

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of Uruguay as of 2019: 0.817

Louisiana Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Uruguay Time Zone: 

UTC – 3 (Uruguay Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uruguay:
34° 53′ 0″ S56° 10′ 0″ W

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