Illinois vs Poland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Poland?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Poland is 120,733 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Poland by 62,818 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.09 times smaller than Poland.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Poland

Area of Poland:  120,733 sq mi ( 312,696 km2 )

Area of Poland 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 Poland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Poland as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 37,768,503.

Population of Poland compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Poland.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Poland is Warsaw.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Poland: Polish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Poland: Polish, Pole

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Poland: PL

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Poland as of 2019: 0.880

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Poland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Poland:
52° 0′ 0″ N20° 0′ 0″ E

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