Illinois vs Congo (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Congo?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Congo is 905,567 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Congo by 847,652 sq mi. Illinois is around 15.64 times smaller than Congo.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Congo

Area of the Congo:  905,567 sq mi ( 2,345,409 km2 )

Area of Congo 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 Congo

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Congo as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 5,788,958.

Population of Congo compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Congo.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Congo is Kinshasa.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Congo: French


Illinois: Illinoisan
Congo: Congolese

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Congo: CG

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Congo as of 2019: 0.480

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Congo Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 to + 2 (West Africa Time and Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Congo:
3° 0′ 0″ S24° 0′ 0″ E

You may also like to read:

Illinois vs Chile Comparison

Illinois vs China Comparison

Illinois vs Colombia Comparison

Leave a Comment