Iowa vs Taiwan (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Taiwan?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Taiwan is 13,976 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Taiwan by 41,881.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 4 times bigger than Taiwan.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Taiwan

Area of  Taiwan:  13,976 sq mi ( 36,197 km2 )

Area of Taiwan 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 Taiwan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Taiwan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 23.57 Million.

Population of Taiwan compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Taiwan.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Taiwan is Taipei.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Taiwan: Mandarin


Iowa: Iowan
Taiwan: Taiwanese

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Taiwan: TW

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Taiwan as of 2019: 0.916

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Taiwan Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Taiwan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Taiwan:
24° 0′ 0″ N121° 0′ 0″ E

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