Illinois vs Peru (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Peru?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Peru is 496,225 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Peru by 438,310 sq mi. Illinois is around 8.57 times smaller than Peru.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Peru

Area of Peru:  496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru 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 Peru

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Peru as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 33,867,018.

Population of Peru compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Peru.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Peru: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Peru: Peruvian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Peru: PE

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Peru as of 2019: 0.777

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Peru Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S76° 0′ 0″ W

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