Illinois vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Somalia?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Somalia by 188,286 sq mi. Illinois is around 4.26 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia:  246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Somalia as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 16,785,715.

Population of Somalia compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Somalia.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


Illinois: Illinoisan
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Somalia: SO

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Somalia as of 2019: 0.361

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Somalia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N49° 0′ 0″ E

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