Illinois vs Cameroon (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas the Republic of Cameroon is a country located in west-central Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Cameroon regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Cameroon?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Cameroon is 183,569 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Cameroon by 125,654 sq mi. Illinois is around 3.17 times smaller than Cameroon.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Cameroon

Area of Cameroon:  183,569 sq mi ( 475,442 km2 )

Area of Cameroon 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 Cameroon

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Cameroon as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 27,864,339.

Population of Cameroon compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Cameroon.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Cameroon is Yaounde.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Cameroon: French, English


Illinois: Illinoisan
Cameroon: Cameroonian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Cameroon: CM

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Cameroon as of 2019: 0.563

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Cameroon Time Zone: 

UTC +1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cameroon:
6° 0′ 0″ N12° 0′ 0″ E

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