Iowa vs Italy (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Italy?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Italy is 116,350 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Italy by 60,492.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.09 times smaller than Italy.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Italy

Area of Italy:  116,350 sq mi ( 301,340 km2 )

Area of Italy 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 Italy

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Italy as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,554,023.

Population of Italy compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Italy.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Italy is Rome.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Italy: Italian


Iowa: Iowan
Italy: Italian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Italy: IT

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Italy as of 2019: 0.892

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Italy Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Italy:
43° 0′ 0″ N12° 0′ 0″ E

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