Iowa vs Belgium (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Belgium?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Belgium is 11,849 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Belgium by 44,008.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 4.72 times bigger than Belgium.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Belgium

Area of Belgium:  11,849 sq mi ( 30,689 km2 )

Area of Belgium 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 Belgium

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Belgium as of 2020, was estimated to be around 11,555,997.

Population of Belgium compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Belgium.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Belgium: Dutch, French, German


Iowa: Iowan
Belgium: Belgian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Belgium: BE

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Belgium as of 2019: 0.919

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Belgium Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Belgium:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

You may also like to read:

Iowa vs Belarus Comparison

Iowa vs Bangladesh Comparison

Iowa vs Barbados Comparison

Leave a Comment