Iowa vs Uganda (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Uganda?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Uganda is 93,065 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Uganda by 37,207.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 1.67 times smaller than Uganda.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Uganda

Area of Uganda:  93,065 sq mi ( 241,038 km2 )

Area of Uganda 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 Uganda

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Uganda as of 2020, was estimated to be around 45,741,000.

Population of Uganda compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Uganda.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Uganda is Kampala.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Uganda: English, Swahili


Iowa: Iowan
Uganda: Ugandan

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Uganda: UG

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Uganda as of 2019: 0.544

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Uganda Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uganda:
1° 0′ 0″ N32° 0′ 0″ E

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