Iowa vs Maldives (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Maldives?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Maldives is 120 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Maldives by 55,737.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 465.48 times bigger than Maldives.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Maldives

Area of the Maldives:  120 sq mi ( 300 km2 )

Area of Maldives 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 Maldives

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Maldives as of 2020, was estimated to be around 540,542.

Population of Maldives compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Maldives.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Maldives is Male.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Maldives: Dhivehi


Iowa: Iowan
Maldives: Maldivian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Maldives: MV

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Maldives as of 2019: 0.740

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Maldives Time Zone: 

UTC + 5 (Maldives Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Maldives:
4° 10′ 48″ N73° 30′ 36″ E

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