Iowa vs Cameroon (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas the Republic of Cameroon is a country located in west-central Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Cameroon regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Cameroon?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Cameroon is 183,569 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Cameroon by 127,711.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 3.29 times smaller than Cameroon.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Cameroon

Area of Cameroon:  183,569 sq mi ( 475,442 km2 )

Area of Cameroon 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 Cameroon

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Cameroon as of 2020, was estimated to be around 26,545,864.

Population of Cameroon compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Cameroon.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Cameroon is Yaounde.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Cameroon: French, English


Iowa: Iowan
Cameroon: Cameroonian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Cameroon: CM

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Cameroon as of 2019: 0.563

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Cameroon Time Zone: 

UTC +1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cameroon:
6° 0′ 0″ N12° 0′ 0″ E

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