Iowa vs Argentina (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Argentina is a country located in the Southern half of South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Argentina regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Argentina?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Argentina is 1,073,500 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Argentina by 1,017,642.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 19.22 times smaller than Argentina.

Area of Iowa: 55,857.1 sq mi ( 144,669.2 km2 )

Area of Iowa compared to Argentina

Area of Argentina:  1,073,500 sq mi ( 2,780,400 km2 )

Area of Argentina compared to Iowa


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Iowa as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,193,079.

Population of Iowa compared to Argentina

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Argentina as of 2020, was estimated to be around 45,376,763.

Population of Argentina compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Argentina.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Argentina: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Argentina: Argentine, Argentinian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Argentina: AR

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Argentina as of 2019: 0.845

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Argentina Time Zone: 

UTC – 3 (Argentina Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W

Coordinates of Argentina:
34° 0′ 0″ S64° 0′ 0″ W

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