Illinois vs Latvia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Latvia?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Latvia is 24,983 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Latvia by 32,932 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.32 times bigger than Latvia.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Latvia

Area of Latvia:  24,983 sq mi ( 64,589 km2 )

Area of Latvia 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 latvia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Latvia as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 1,847,755.

Population of Latvia compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Latvia.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Latvia is Riga.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Latvia: Latvian


Illinois: Illinoisan
Latvia: Latvian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Latvia: LV

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Latvia as of 2019: 0.866

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Latvia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Latvia:
57° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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