Illinois vs Taiwan (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Taiwan?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Taiwan is 13,976 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Taiwan by 43,939 sq mi. Illinois is around 4.15 times bigger than Taiwan.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Taiwan

Area of  Taiwan:  13,976 sq mi ( 36,197 km2 )

Area of Taiwan 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 Taiwan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Taiwan as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 23,898,533.

Population of Taiwan compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Taiwan.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Taiwan is Taipei.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Taiwan: Mandarin


Illinois: Illinoisan
Taiwan: Taiwanese

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Taiwan: TW

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Taiwan as of 2019: 0.916

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Taiwan Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Taiwan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Taiwan:
24° 0′ 0″ N121° 0′ 0″ E

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