Illinois vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Ghana?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Ghana by 34,582 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.60 times smaller than Ghana.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana:  92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana 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 Ghana

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Ghana as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 32,357,184.

Population of Ghana compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Ghana.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Ghana: English


Illinois: Illinoisan
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Ghana: GH

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Ghana as of 2019: 0.611

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N1° 3′ 0″ W

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