Iowa vs Syria (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Syria is a country located in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Syria regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Syria?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Syria is 71,500 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Syria by 15,642.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.28 times smaller than Syria.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Syria

Area of Syria: 71,500 sq mi (185,180 km2 )

Area of Syria 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 Syria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Syria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 17,500,657.

Population of Syria compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Syria.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Syria is Damascus.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Syria: Arabic


Iowa: Iowan
Syria: Syrian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Syria: SY

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Syria as of 2019: 0.567

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Syria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Syria:
35° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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