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Where is Louisiana Located?

by Vishul Malik

Louisiana is located in the western region of the south-central part of the United States.

Where is Louisiana Located?


Louisiana is situated within the Lat long 31.0413° N, 91.8360° W and shares its northern border with Arkansas, eastern border with Mississippi, southern border with the Gulf of Mexico and western border with Texas.

The total length of the boundary of Louisiana is 1,482.42 miles. The state has a 7,704.12 mile long tidal shoreline and stretches to a length of 236.22 miles in its east-west direction and 235.6 miles in its north-south direction.

The state encompasses a total area of 76,678.5 square miles, with a total land area of 71,491.58 square miles and total inland water area of 5,186.92 square miles.

Facts About Louisiana

State Name Louisiana
Continent North America
Country United States (USA)
Capital Baton Rouge
Largest city New Orleans
Area 51,843 sq mi (135,382 km2)
Population 4,649,676 (2014 est)
Lat Long 31° 0′ 0″ N, 92° 0′ 0″ W
Official Language English, French
Calling Code
Time Zone Central: UTC −6/−5
Airport 7- Airports in commercial service
Neighbour State Mississippi, Arkansas, texas
Internet TLD
Currency United State Dollar (USD)

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