Iowa vs Iran (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Iran?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Iran is 636,372 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Iran by 580,514.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 11.40 times smaller than Iran.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Iran

Area of Iran:  636,372 sq mi ( 1,648,195 km2 )

Area of Iran 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 Iran

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iran as of 2020, was estimated to be around 83,992,953.

Population of Iran compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Iran.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Iran is Tehran.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Iran: Persian


Iowa: Iowan
Iran: Iranian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Iran: IR

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Iran as of 2019: 0.783

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Iran Time Zone: 

UTC + 3:30 (Iran Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 4:30 (Iran Standard Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iran:
32° 0′ 0″ N53° 0′ 0″ E

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