Illinois vs Sri Lanka (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Sri Lanka?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Sri Lanka by 32,585 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.29 times bigger than Sri Lanka.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka:  25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 km2 )

Area of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Sri Lanka as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 21,584,441.

Population of Sri Lanka compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Sri Lanka.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital cities of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil


Illinois: Illinoisan
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Sri Lanka: LK

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Sri Lanka as of 2019: 0.782

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Sri Lanka Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N81° 0′ 0″ E

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