Illinois vs Chile (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Chile?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Chile is 291,930.4 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Chile by 234,015.4 sq mi. Illinois is around 5.04 times smaller than Chile.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Chile

Area of Chile:  291,930.4 sq mi ( 756,096.3 km2 )

Area of Chile 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 Chile

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Chile as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 19,431,699.

Population of Chile compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Chile.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Chile is Santiago.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Chile: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Chile: Chilean

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Chile: CL

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Chile as of 2019: 0.851

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Chile Time Zone: 

UTC − 4 and − 6 (CLT and EASTc)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 3 and − 5 (April to September)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Chile:
34° 0′ 0″ S71° 0′ 0″ W

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