Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Switzerland regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than Switzerland?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Switzerland by 41,975 sq mi. Illinois is around 3.64 times bigger than Switzerland.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of Switzerland: 15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 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 Switzerland as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 8,776,150.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Switzerland.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.
Switzerland: German, French, Italian
ISO 3166 Code
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Switzerland Time Zone:
UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N, 8° 20′ 0″ E
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