Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Iraq is a country in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Iraq regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than Iraq?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Iraq is 169,235 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Iraq by 111,320 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.93 times smaller than Iraq.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of Iraq: 169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 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 Iraq as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 42,016,155.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Iraq.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish
ISO 3166 Code
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Iraq as of 2019: 0.674
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Iraq Time Zone:
UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N, 44° 0′ 0″ E
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