Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Nigeria regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than Nigeria?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Nigeria by 298,754 sq mi. Illinois is around 6.16 times smaller than Nigeria.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of Nigeria: 356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )
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.
Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 216,348,459.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Nigeria.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo
ISO 3166 Code
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Nigeria Time Zone:
UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N, 10° 0′ 0″ E
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