Illinois is a state in the mid-Western region of the United States of America, whereas West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United State of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and West Virginia regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than West Virginia?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of West Virginia is 24,230 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than West Virginia by 33,685 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.40 times bigger than West Virginia.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of West Virginia: 24,230 sq mi ( 62,755 km2 )
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.
Based on the data provided by the United States Census Bureau, the total population of West Virginia as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,782,959.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and West Virginia.
The capital city of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of West Virginia is Charleston.
West Virginia: Charleston
West Virginia: West Virginian, Mountaineer
West Virginia: English
ISO 3166 Code
West Virginia: US-WV
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of West Virginia as of 2019: 0.882
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
West Virginia Time Zone:
UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of West Virginia:
38° 38′ 27.24″ N, 80° 37′ 21.72″ W
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