Iowa vs Guatemala (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Guatemala?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Guatemala is 42,042 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Guatemala by 13,815.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.33 times bigger than Guatemala.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Guatemala

Area of Guatemala:  42,042 sq mi (108,889 km2 )

Area of Guatemala 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 Guatemala

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Guatemala as of 2020, was estimated to be around 16,858,333.

Population of Guatemala compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Guatemala.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Guatemala is Guatemala City.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Guatemala: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Guatemala: Guatemalan

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Guatemala: GT

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Guatemala as of 2019: 0.633

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Guatemala Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Guatemala:
15° 30′ 0″ N90° 15′ 0″ W

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