Illinois vs Suriname (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas the Republic of Suriname is a country located on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Suriname regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Suriname?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Suriname is 63,252 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Suriname by 5,337 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.10 times smaller than Suriname.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Suriname

Area of Suriname:  63,252 sq mi ( 163,821 km2 )

Area of Suriname 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 Suriname

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Suriname as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 596,762.

Population of Suriname compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Suriname.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Suriname is Paramaribo.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Suriname: Dutch


Illinois: Illinoisan
Suriname: Surinamese

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Suriname: SR

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Suriname as of 2019: 0.738

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Suriname Time Zone: 

UTC − 3 (Suriname Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Suriname:
4° 0′ 0″ N56° 0′ 0″ W

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