Iowa vs Cambodia (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Cambodia is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochinese Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Cambodia regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Cambodia?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Cambodia is 69,898 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Cambodia by 14,040.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.26 times smaller than Cambodia.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Cambodia

Area of Cambodia:  69,898 sq mi ( 181,035 km2 )

Area of Cambodia 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 Cambodia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Cambodia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 16,718,971.

Population of Cambodia compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Cambodia.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Cambodia is Phnom Penh.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Cambodia: Khmer


Iowa: Iowan
Cambodia: Cambodian, Khmer

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Cambodia: KH

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Cambodia as of 2019: 0.594

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Cambodia Time Zone: 

UTC + 7 (Indochina Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cambodia:
11° 33′ 0″ N104° 55′ 0″ E

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