Iowa vs Denmark (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Denmark?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Denmark is 16,577 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Denmark by 39,280.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 3.37 times bigger than Denmark.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Denmark

Area of Denmark:  16,577 sq mi ( 42,933 km2 )

Area of Denmark 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 Denmark

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Denmark as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,831,404.

Population of Denmark compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Denmark.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Denmark: Danish


Iowa: Iowan
Denmark: Danish, Dane

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Denmark: DK

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Denmark as of 2019: 0.940

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Denmark Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Denmark:
56° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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