Illinois vs Romania (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Romania?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Romania is 92,046 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Romania by 34,131 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.59 times smaller than Romania.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Romania

Area of Romania:  92,046 sq mi ( 238,397 km2 )

Area of Romania 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 Romania

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Romania as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 18,998,829.

Population of Romania compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Romania.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Romania is Bucharest.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Romania: Romanian


Illinois: Illinoisan
Romania: Romanian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Romania: RO

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Romania as of 2019: 0.828

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Romania Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Romania:
46° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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