Iowa vs Colombia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Colombia?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Colombia is 440,831 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Colombia by 384,973.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 7.90 times smaller than Colombia.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Colombia

Area of Colombia:  440,831 sq mi ( 1,141,748 km2 )

Area of Colombia 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 Colombia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Colombia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 50,882,884.

Population of Colombia compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Colombia.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Colombia is Bogota.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Colombia: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Colombia: Colombian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Colombia: CO

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Colombia as of 2019: 0.767

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Colombia Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Colombia Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Colombia:
4° 0′ 0″ N72° 0′ 0″ W

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