Illinois vs Colombia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Colombia?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Colombia is 440,831 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Colombia by 382,916 sq mi. Illinois is around 7.62 times smaller than Colombia.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Colombia

Area of Colombia:  440,831 sq mi ( 1,141,748 km2 )

Area of Colombia 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 Colombia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Colombia as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 51,930,529.

Population of Colombia compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Colombia.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Colombia is Bogota.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Colombia: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Colombia: Colombian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Colombia: CO

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Colombia as of 2019: 0.767

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Colombia Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Colombia Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Colombia:
4° 0′ 0″ N72° 0′ 0″ W

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