Illinois vs Denmark (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Denmark?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Denmark is 16,577 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Denmark by 41,338 sq mi. Illinois is around 3.50 times bigger than Denmark.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Denmark

Area of Denmark:  16,577 sq mi ( 42,933 km2 )

Area of Denmark 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 Denmark

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Denmark as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 5,830,978.

Population of Denmark compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Denmark.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Denmark: Danish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Denmark: Danish, Dane

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Denmark: DK

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Denmark as of 2019: 0.940

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Denmark Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Denmark:
56° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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