Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and New Zealand regarding various aspects.
Is Iowa bigger than New Zealand?
The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than New Zealand by 47,625.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.86 times smaller than New Zealand.
Area of Iowa: 55,857.1 sq mi ( 144,669.2 km2 )
Area of New Zealand: 103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )
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.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of New Zealand as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,084,300.
Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and New Zealand.
The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language
New Zealand: New Zealander
ISO 3166 Code
New Zealand: NZ
Human Development Index
HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931
Iowa Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
New Zealand Time Zone:
UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)
Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W
Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S, 173° 0′ 0″ E
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