Illinois vs Iran (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Iran?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Iran is 636,372 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Iran by 578,457 sq mi. Illinois is around 10.99 times smaller than Iran.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Iran

Area of Iran:  636,372 sq mi ( 1,648,195 km2 )

Area of Iran 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 Iran

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Iran as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 86,082,803.

Population of Iran compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Iran.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Iran is Tehran.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Iran: Persian


Illinois: Illinoisan
Iran: Iranian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Iran: IR

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Iran as of 2019: 0.783

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Iran Time Zone: 

UTC + 3:30 (Iran Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 4:30 (Iran Standard Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iran:
32° 0′ 0″ N53° 0′ 0″ E

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