Iowa vs Romania (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Romania?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Romania is 92,046 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Romania by 36,188.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.65 times smaller than Romania.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Romania

Area of Romania:  92,046 sq mi ( 238,397 km2 )

Area of Romania 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 Romania

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Romania as of 2020, was estimated to be around 19,257,520.

Population of Romania compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Romania.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Romania is Bucharest.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Romania: Romanian


Iowa: Iowan
Romania: Romanian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Romania: RO

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Romania as of 2019: 0.828

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Romania Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Romania:
46° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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