Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas South Korea is a country in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and South Korea regarding various aspects.
Is Iowa bigger than South Korea?
The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than South Korea by 17,107.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.45 times bigger than South Korea.
Area of Iowa: 55,857.1 sq mi ( 144,669.2 km2 )
Area of South Korea: 38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )
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.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.
Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and South Korea.
The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.
South Korea: Korean
South Korea: South Korean, Korean
ISO 3166 Code
South Korea: KR
Human Development Index
HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916
Iowa Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
South Korea Time Zone:
UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)
Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W
Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 128° 0′ 0″ E
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