Illinois vs Uruguay (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Uruguay?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Uruguay is 68,037 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Uruguay by 10,122 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.18 times smaller than Uruguay.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Uruguay

Area of Uruguay:  68,037 sq mi ( 176,215 km2 )

Area of Uruguay 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 Uruguay

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Uruguay as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 3,496,647.

Population of Uruguay compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Uruguay.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Uruguay: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
Uruguay: Uruguayan

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Uruguay: UY

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Uruguay as of 2019: 0.817

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Uruguay Time Zone: 

UTC – 3 (Uruguay Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uruguay:
34° 53′ 0″ S56° 10′ 0″ W

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