State size comparison
Louisiana is about 1.5 times smaller than Washington.
Washington is approximately 172,348 sq km, while Louisiana is approximately 112,825 sq km, making Louisiana 65.46% the size of Washington. Meanwhile, the population of Washington is ~6.7 million people (2.2 million fewer people live in Louisiana).
This to-scale comparison of Washington vs. Louisiana uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.