Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Iceland is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Iceland regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than Iceland?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Iceland by 18,233 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.46 times bigger than Iceland.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of Iceland: 39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )
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.
Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Iceland as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 345,487.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Iceland.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic
ISO 3166 Code
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Iceland Time Zone:
UTC / GMT
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N, 18° 0′ 0″ W
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