Iowa vs Vietnam (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Vietnam?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Vietnam is 128,070 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Vietnam by 72,212.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.30 times smaller than Vietnam.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Vietnam

Area of Vietnam:  128,070 sq mi ( 331,699 km2 )

Area of Vietnam 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 Vietnam

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Vietnam as of 2020, was estimated to be around 97,338,583.

Population of Vietnam compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Vietnam.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Vietnam: Vietnamese


Iowa: Iowan
Vietnam: Vietnamese

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Vietnam: VN

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Vietnam as of 2019: 0.704

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Vietnam Time Zone: 

UTC + 7:00 (Vietnam Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Vietnam:
16° 0′ 0″ N108° 0′ 0″ E

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