Illinois vs Iraq (Statistical Comparison)

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 Illinois compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq:  169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq 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 Iraq

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.

Population of Iraq compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Iraq.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Iraq: Iraqi

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Iraq: IQ

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)

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

Iraq Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N44° 0′ 0″ E

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