Iowa vs Nicaragua (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Nicaragua?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Nicaragua is 50,338 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Nicaragua by 5,519.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.11 times bigger than Nicaragua.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Nicaragua

Area of Nicaragua:  50,338 sq mi ( 130,375 km2 )

Area of Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nicaragua as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,624,554.

Population of Nicaragua compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Nicaragua.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Nicaragua is Managua.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Nicaragua: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Nicaragua: NI

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Nicaragua as of 2019: 0.660

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Nicaragua Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nicaragua:
13° 8′ 0″ N85° 7′ 0″ W

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