Iowa vs Congo (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Congo?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Congo is 905,567 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Congo by 849,709.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 16.22 times smaller than Congo.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Congo

Area of the Congo:  905,567 sq mi ( 2,345,409 km2 )

Area of Congo 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 Congo

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Congo as of 2020, was estimated to be around 89,561,404.

Population of Congo compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Congo.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Congo is Kinshasa.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Congo: French


Iowa: Iowan
Congo: Congolese

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Congo: CG

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Congo as of 2019: 0.480

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Congo Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 to + 2 (West Africa Time and Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Congo:
3° 0′ 0″ S24° 0′ 0″ E

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