Iowa vs Chile (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Chile?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Chile is 291,930.4 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Chile by 236,073.3 sq mi. Iowa is around 5.23 times smaller than Chile.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Chile

Area of Chile:  291,930.4 sq mi ( 756,096.3 km2 )

Area of Chile 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 Chile

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Chile as of 2020, was estimated to be around 19,116,209.

Population of Chile compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Chile.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Chile is Santiago.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Chile: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Chile: Chilean

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Chile: CL

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Chile as of 2019: 0.851

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Chile Time Zone: 

UTC − 4 and − 6 (CLT and EASTc)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 3 and − 5 (April to September)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Chile:
34° 0′ 0″ S71° 0′ 0″ W

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