Iowa vs Iraq (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Iraq?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Iraq is 169,235 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Iraq by 113,377.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 3.03 times smaller than Iraq.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq:  169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq 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 Iraq

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iraq as of 2020, was estimated to be around 40,222,503.

Population of Iraq compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Iraq.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish


Iowa: Iowan
Iraq: Iraqi

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Iraq: IQ

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Iraq as of 2019: 0.674

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Iraq Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N44° 0′ 0″ E

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