Illinois vs Germany (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Germany?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Germany is 137,847 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Germany by 79,932 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.38 times smaller than Germany.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Germany

Area of Germany:  137,847 sq mi ( 357,022 km2 )

Area of Germany 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 Germany

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Germany as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 84,293,579.

Population of Germany compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Germany.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Germany is Berlin.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Germany: German


Illinois: Illinoisan
Germany: German

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Germany: DE

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Germany as of 2019: 0.947

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Germany 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 Germany:
51° 0′ 0″ N9° 0′ 0″ E

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