Illinois vs Tanzania (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Tanzania?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Tanzania is 365,756 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Tanzania by 307,841 sq mi. Illinois is around 6.32 times smaller than Tanzania.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Tanzania

Area of Tanzania:  365,756 sq mi ( 947,303 km2 )

Area of Tanzania 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 Tanzania

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Tanzania as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 63,163,619.

Population of Tanzania compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Tanzania.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Tanzania is Dodoma.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Tanzania: Swahili, English


Illinois: Illinoisan
Tanzania: Tanzanian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Tanzania: TZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Tanzania as of 2019: 0.529

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Tanzania Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Tanzania:
6° 0′ 0″ S35° 0′ 0″ E

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