Iowa vs Nepal (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Nepal?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Nepal is 56,956 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Nepal by 1,098.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.02 times smaller than Nepal.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Nepal

Area of Nepal:  56,956 sq mi ( 147,516 km2 )

Area of Nepal 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 Nepal

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nepal as of 2020, was estimated to be around 29,136,808.

Population of Nepal compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Nepal.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Nepal: Nepali


Iowa: Iowan
Nepal: Nepali

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Nepal: NP

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Nepal as of 2019: 0.602

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Nepal Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)

Nepal doesn’t observe Daylight Summer Time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nepal:
28° 10′ 0″ N84° 15′ 0″ E

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