Illinois vs Syria (Statistical Comparison)

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Is Illinois bigger than Syria

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


Is Illinois bigger than Syria?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Syria is 71,500 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Syria by 13,585 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.24 times smaller than Syria.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Syria

Area of Syria: 71,500 sq mi (185,180 km2 )

Area of Syria 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 Syria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Syria as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 18,349,173.

Population of Syria compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Syria.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Syria is Damascus.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Syria: Arabic


Illinois: Illinoisan
Syria: Syrian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Syria: SY

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Syria as of 2019: 0.567

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Syria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Syria:
35° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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