Iowa vs Kenya (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Kenya?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Kenya is 224,081 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Kenya by 168,223.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 4.02 times smaller than Kenya.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Kenya

Area of Kenya:  224,081 sq mi ( 580,367 km)

Area of Kenya 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 Kenya

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Kenya as of 2020, was estimated to be around 53,771,300.

Population of Kenya compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Kenya.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Kenya: Swahili


Iowa: Iowan
Kenya: Kenyan

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Kenya: KE

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Kenya as of 2019: 0.601

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Kenya Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kenya:
1° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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