Iowa vs China (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and China regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than China?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of China is 3,705,407 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than China by 3,649,549.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 66.34 times smaller than China.

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

Area of Iowa compared to China

Area of China:  3,705,407 sq mi ( 9,596,961 km2 )

Area of China 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 China

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of China as of 2020, was estimated to be around 1,410,929,360.

Population of China compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and China.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of China is Beijing.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
China: Chinese


Iowa: Iowan
China: Chinese

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
China: CN

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of China as of 2019: 0.761

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

China Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (China Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of China:
35° 0′ 0″ N103° 0′ 0″ E

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