Louisiana is about 3.6 times smaller than California.

California is approximately 403,882 sq km, while Louisiana is approximately 112,825 sq km, making Louisiana 27.94% the size of California. Meanwhile, the population of California is ~37.3 million people (32.7 million fewer people live in Louisiana).
This to-scale comparison of California vs. Louisiana uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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