Illinois vs Kenya (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Kenya?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Kenya is 224,081 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Kenya by 166,166 sq mi. Illinois is around 3.87 times smaller than Kenya.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Kenya

Area of Kenya:  224,081 sq mi ( 580,367 km)

Area of Kenya 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 Kenya

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Kenya as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 56,122,808.

Population of Kenya compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Kenya.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Kenya: Swahili


Illinois: Illinoisan
Kenya: Kenyan

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Kenya: KE

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Kenya as of 2019: 0.601

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Kenya Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kenya:
1° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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