Illinois vs Iceland (Statistical Comparison)

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 Illinois compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

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.

Population of Iceland compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Iceland.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Iceland: Icelandic


Illinois: Illinoisan
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Iceland: IS

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)

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

Iceland Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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