Illinois vs Turkey (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Turkey?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Turkey is 302,455 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Turkey by 244,540 sq mi. Illinois is around 5.23 times smaller than Turkey.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Turkey

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey 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 Turkey

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Turkey as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 86,095,223.

Population of Turkey compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Turkey.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Turkey: Turkish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Turkey: Turkish, Turk

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Turkey: TR

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Turkey as of 2019: 0.820

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Turkey Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Time in Turkey)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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