Iowa vs Germany (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Germany?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Germany is 137,847 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Germany by 81,989.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.47 times smaller than Germany.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Germany

Area of Germany:  137,847 sq mi ( 357,022 km2 )

Area of Germany 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 Germany

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Germany as of 2020, was estimated to be around 83,240,525.

Population of Germany compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Germany.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Germany is Berlin.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Germany: German


Iowa: Iowan
Germany: German

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Germany: DE

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Germany as of 2019: 0.947

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Germany 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 Germany:
51° 0′ 0″ N9° 0′ 0″ E

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