Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Sri Lanka regarding various aspects.
Is Iowa bigger than Sri Lanka?
The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Sri Lanka by 30,527.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.21 times bigger than Sri Lanka.
Area of Iowa: 55,857.1 sq mi ( 144,669.2 km2 )
Area of Sri Lanka: 25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 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 Sri Lanka as of 2020, was estimated to be around 21,919,000.
Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Sri Lanka.
The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital cities of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan
ISO 3166 Code
Sri Lanka: LK
Human Development Index
HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Sri Lanka as of 2019: 0.782
Iowa Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Sri Lanka Time Zone:
UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)
Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W
Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N, 81° 0′ 0″ E
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