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Map of Louisiana
Locator Map of Louisiana

  • Land Area:
    (land) 43,562 sq miles
    (water) 8,277 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 51,839 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 266 miles
  • Vertical Length: 364 miles

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (3) Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas
  • Parishes: (64) Map
  • Parish: (largest by population)
    E. Baton Rouge 443,580

    Note: Due to damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina and the relocation of Louisania residents, any population numbers shown for Louisiana are now considered estimates.
  • Geographic Center: approximately 4 miles to the southeast of Marksville, in Avoyelles Parish.
  • Highest Point: Driskill Mountain, 535 ft.
  • Lowest Point: is along the Mississippi River in the city of New Orleans (-9 ft.)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: (average) 98 ft.
  • Relative Location

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