Illinois vs Nicaragua (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Nicaragua?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Nicaragua is 50,338 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Nicaragua by 7,577 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.15 times bigger than Nicaragua.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Nicaragua

Area of Nicaragua:  50,338 sq mi ( 130,375 km2 )

Area of Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nicaragua as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 6,777,457.

Population of Nicaragua compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Nicaragua.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Nicaragua is Managua.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Nicaragua: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Nicaragua: NI

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Nicaragua as of 2019: 0.660

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Nicaragua Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nicaragua:
13° 8′ 0″ N85° 7′ 0″ W

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