Iowa vs the Philippines (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than the Philippines?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of the Philippines is 120,000 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than the Philippines by 64,142.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.15 times smaller than the Philippines.

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

Area of Iowa compared to the Philippines

Area of the Philippines: 120,000 sq mi (300,000 km2 )

Area of the Philippines 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 the Philippines

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of the Philippines as of 2020, was estimated to be around 109,581,085.

Population of the Philippines compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and the Philippines.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of the Philippines is Manila.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
The Philippines: Filipino, English


Iowa: Iowan
The Philippines: Filipino

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
The Philippines: PH

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of the Philippines as of 2019: 0.718

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

The Philippines Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (The Philippine Standard Time)

The Philippines doesn’t observe daylight saving time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Philippines:
13° 0′ 0″ N122° 0′ 0″ E

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