Iowa vs Tanzania (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Tanzania?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Tanzania is 365,756 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Tanzania by 309,898.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 6.55 times smaller than Tanzania.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Tanzania

Area of Tanzania:  365,756 sq mi ( 947,303 km2 )

Area of Tanzania 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 Tanzania

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Tanzania as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,734,213.

Population of Tanzania compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Tanzania.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Tanzania is Dodoma.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Tanzania: Swahili, English


Iowa: Iowan
Tanzania: Tanzanian

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Tanzania: TZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Tanzania as of 2019: 0.529

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Tanzania Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Tanzania:
6° 0′ 0″ S35° 0′ 0″ E

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