State size comparison
Louisiana is around the same size as Virginia.
Virginia is approximately 102,548 sq km, while Louisiana is approximately 112,825 sq km, making Louisiana 10% larger than Virginia. Meanwhile, the population of Virginia is ~8.0 million people (3.5 million fewer people live in Louisiana).
This to-scale comparison of Virginia vs. Louisiana uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.