Illinois vs Cuba (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Cuba is a country located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean meet. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Cuba regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Cuba?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Cuba is 42,426 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Cuba by 15,489 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.37 times bigger than Cuba.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Cuba

Area of Cuba:  42,426 sq mi ( 109,884 km2 )

Area of Cuba 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 Cuba

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Cuba as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 11,313,594.

Population of Cuba compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Cuba.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Cuba is Havana.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Cuba: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Cuba: Cuban

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Cuba: CU

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Cuba as of 2019: 0.783

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Cuba Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cuba:
22° 0′ 0″ N80° 0′ 0″ W

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