Iowa vs Namibia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Namibia?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Namibia is 318,772 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Namibia by 262,914.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 5.71 times smaller than Namibia.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Namibia

Area of Namibia:  318,772 sq mi ( 825,615 km2 )

Area of Namibia 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 Namibia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Namibia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 2,540,916.

Population of Namibia compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Namibia.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Namibia is Windhoek.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Namibia: English


Iowa: Iowan
Namibia: Namibian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Namibia: NA

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Namibia as of 2019: 0.646

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Namibia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Namibia:
22° 0′ 0″ S17° 0′ 0″ E

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