Illinois vs Ethiopia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Ethiopia?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Ethiopia is 426,400 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Ethiopia by 368,485 sq mi. Illinois is around 7.37 times smaller than Ethiopia.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Ethiopia

Area of Ethiopia:  426,400 sq mi ( 1,104,300 km2 )

Area of Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Ethiopia as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 120,653,015.

Population of Ethiopia compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Ethiopia.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Ethiopia: Afar, English, Somali, Amharic


Illinois: Illinoisan
Ethiopia: Ethiopian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Ethiopia: ET

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Ethiopia as of 2019: 0.485

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Ethiopia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ethiopia:
8° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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