Iowa vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Somalia?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Somalia by 190,343.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 4.41 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia:  246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Somalia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 15,893,219.

Population of Somalia compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Somalia.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


Iowa: Iowan
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Somalia: SO

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Somalia as of 2019: 0.361

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Somalia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N49° 0′ 0″ E

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