Illinois vs Belarus (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Belarus regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Belarus?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Belarus is 80,153 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Belarus by 22,238 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.39 times smaller than Belarus.

Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to Belarus

Area of Belarus:  80,153 sq mi ( 207,595 km2 )

Area of Belarus compared to Illinois


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Illinois as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,671,469.

Population of Illinois compared to Belarus

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Belarus as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 9,443,466.

Population of Belarus compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Belarus.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Belarus is Minsk.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Belarus: Belarusian, Russian


Illinois: Illinoisan
Belarus: Belarusian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Belarus: BY

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Belarus as of 2019: 0.823

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Belarus Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Moscow Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W

Coordinates of Belarus:
53° 0′ 0″ N27° 0′ 0″ E

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