Iowa vs Iceland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Iceland?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Iceland by 16,175.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.41 times bigger than Iceland.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iceland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 366,425.

Population of Iceland compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Iceland.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Iceland: Icelandic


Iowa: Iowan
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Iceland: IS

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Iceland Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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