Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas South Korea is a country in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and South Korea regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than South Korea?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than South Korea by 19,165 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.50 times bigger than South Korea.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of South Korea: 38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 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 South Korea as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 51,352,691.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and South Korea.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.
South Korea: Korean
South Korea: South Korean, Korean
ISO 3166 Code
South Korea: KR
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
South Korea Time Zone:
UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 128° 0′ 0″ E
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