Iowa vs Panama (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Panama?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Panama is 29,199 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Panama by 26,658.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.92 times bigger than Panama.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Panama

Area of Panama:  29,199 sq mi ( 75,417 km2 )

Area of Panama 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 Panama

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Panama as of 2020, was estimated to be around 4,314,768.

Population of Panama compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Panama.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Panama is Panama City.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Panama: Spanish


Iowa: Iowan
Panama: Panamanian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Panama: PA

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Panama as of 2019: 0.815

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Panama Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Panama:
9° 0′ 0″ N80° 0′ 0″ W

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