Idaho vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

Idaho is a state in the United States of America located in the Pacific Northwest region, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Idaho and Switzerland regarding various aspects.


Is Idaho bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Idaho is 83,569 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Idaho is bigger than Switzerland by 67,629 sq mi. Idaho is around 5.25 times bigger than Switzerland.

Area of Idaho: 83,569 sq mi ( 216,443 km2 )

Area of Idaho compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland compared to Idaho


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Idaho as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,900,923.

Population of Idaho compared to Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Switzerland as of 24th May 2022, is estimated to be around 8,774,547.

Population of Switzerland compared to Idaho

Here is some more data comparison between Idaho and Switzerland.

The capital of Idaho is Boise, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Idaho: English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


Idaho: Idahoan
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

Idaho: US-ID
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of Idaho as of 2019: 0.912
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

Idaho Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)
UTC − 8 (Pacific Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Idaho:
44° 21′ 3.24″ N, 114° 36′ 46.8″ W

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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