Iowa vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Ghana?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Ghana by 36,639.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.66 times smaller than Ghana.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana:  92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana 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 Ghana

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ghana as of 2020, was estimated to be around 31,072,945.

Population of Ghana compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Ghana.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Ghana: English


Iowa: Iowan
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Ghana: GH

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Ghana as of 2019: 0.611

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N1° 3′ 0″ W

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