Iowa vs Egypt (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Egypt is a country linking northeast Africa and the Middle East. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Egypt regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Egypt?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Egypt is 390,121 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Egypt by 334,263.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 6.99 times smaller than Egypt.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Egypt

Area of Egypt:  390,121 sq mi ( 1,010,408 km2 )

Area of Egypt 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 Egypt

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Egypt as of 2020, was estimated to be around 102,334,403.

Population of Egypt compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Egypt.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Egypt is Cairo.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Egypt: Arabic


Iowa: Iowan
Egypt: Egyptian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Egypt: EG

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Egypt as of 2019: 0.707

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Egypt Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Egypt Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Egypt:
26° 0′ 0″ N30° 0′ 0″ E

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