Illinois vs Madagascar (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Madagascar is 226,658 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Madagascar by 168,743 sq mi. Illinois is around 3.92 times smaller than Madagascar.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar:  226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Madagascar as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 29,116,498.

Population of Madagascar compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Madagascar.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Madagascar: Malagasy, French


Illinois: Illinoisan
Madagascar: Malagasy

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Madagascar: MG

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Madagascar as of 2019: 0.528

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Madagascar Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S47° 0′ 0″ E

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