State size comparison
California is about 3.6 times bigger than Louisiana.
Louisiana is approximately 112,825 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 258% larger than Louisiana. Meanwhile, the population of Louisiana is ~4.5 million people (32.7 million more people live in California).
This to-scale comparison of Louisiana vs. California uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.