Iowa vs Suriname (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Suriname?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Suriname is 63,252 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Suriname by 7,394.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.14 times smaller than Suriname.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Suriname

Area of Suriname:  63,252 sq mi ( 163,821 km2 )

Area of Suriname 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 Suriname

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Suriname as of 2020, was estimated to be around 586,634.

Population of Suriname compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Suriname.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Suriname is Paramaribo.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Suriname: Dutch


Iowa: Iowan
Suriname: Surinamese

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Suriname: SR

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Suriname as of 2019: 0.738

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Suriname Time Zone: 

UTC − 3 (Suriname Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Suriname:
4° 0′ 0″ N56° 0′ 0″ W

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