Illinois vs Kuwait (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Kuwait?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Kuwait is 6,880 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Kuwait by 51,035 sq mi. Illinois is around 8.42 times bigger than Kuwait.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Kuwait

Area of Kuwait:  6,880 sq mi ( 17,818 km2 )

Area of Kuwait 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 Kuwait

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Kuwait as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 4,393,900.

Population of Kuwait compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Kuwait.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Kuwait is Kuwait City.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Kuwait: Arabic


Illinois: Illinoisan
Kuwait: Kuwaiti

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Kuwait: KW

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Kuwait as of 2019: 0.806

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Kuwait Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kuwait:
29° 30′ 0″ N47° 45′ 0″ E

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