Iowa vs Paraguay (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Paraguay?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Paraguay is 157,065 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Paraguay by 101,207.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.82 times smaller than Paraguay.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Paraguay

Area of Paraguay:  157,065 sq mi ( 406,796 km2 )

Area of Paraguay 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 Paraguay

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Paraguay as of 2020, was estimated to be around 7,132,530.

Population of Paraguay compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Paraguay.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Paraguay is Asuncion.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Paraguay: Spanish, Guarani


Iowa: Iowan
Paraguay: Paraguayan

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Paraguay: PY

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Paraguay as of 2019: 0.728

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Paraguay Time Zone: 

UTC − 4(Paraguay Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 3 (Paraguay Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Paraguay:
23° 0′ 0″ S58° 0′ 0″ W

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