Iowa vs Cuba (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Cuba is a country located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean meet. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Cuba regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Cuba?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Cuba is 42,426 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Cuba by 13,431.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.32 times bigger than Cuba.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Cuba

Area of Cuba:  42,426 sq mi ( 109,884 km2 )

Area of Cuba 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 Cuba

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Cuba as of 2020, was estimated to be around 11,326,616.

Population of Cuba compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Cuba.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Cuba is Havana.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Cuba: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Cuba: Cuban

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Cuba: CU

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Cuba as of 2019: 0.783

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Cuba Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cuba:
22° 0′ 0″ N80° 0′ 0″ W

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