Iowa vs Turkey (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Turkey?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Turkey is 302,455 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Turkey by 246,597.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 5.42 times smaller than Turkey.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Turkey

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey 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 Turkey

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Turkey as of 2020, was estimated to be around 84,339,067.

Population of Turkey compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Turkey.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Turkey: Turkish


Iowa: Iowan
Turkey: Turkish, Turk

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Turkey: TR

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Turkey as of 2019: 0.820

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Turkey Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Time in Turkey)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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