Iowa vs Moldova (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Moldova?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Moldova is 13,068 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Moldova by 42,789.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 4.28 times bigger than Moldova.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Moldova

Area of Moldova:  13,068 sq mi ( 33,846 km2 )

Area of Moldova 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 Moldova

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Moldova as of 2020, was estimated to be around 2,620,495.

Population of Moldova compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Moldova.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Moldova is Chisinau.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Moldova: Romanian


Iowa: Iowan
Moldova: Moldovan

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Moldova: MD

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Moldova as of 2019: 0.750

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Moldova Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Moldova:
47° 0′ 0″ N29° 0′ 0″ E

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