Iowa vs Bolivia (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Bolivia is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Bolivia regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Bolivia?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Bolivia is 424,164 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Bolivia by 368,306.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 7.60 times smaller than Bolivia.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Bolivia

Area of Bolivia:  424,164 sq mi ( 1,098,581 km2 )

Area of Bolivia 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 Bolivia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Bolivia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 11,673,029.

Population of Bolivia compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Bolivia.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital cities of Bolivia are Sucre (constitutional and judicial) and La Paz (executive and legislative).

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Bolivia: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani, and 33 others (all Indigenous languages)


Iowa: Iowan
Bolivia: Bolivian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Bolivia: BO

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Bolivia as of 2019: 0.718

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Bolivia Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Bolivia Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Bolivia:
16° 42′ 43.2″ S64° 39′ 57.6″ W

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