Iowa vs Yemen (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Yemen is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Yemen regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Yemen?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Yemen is 214,000 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Yemen by 158,142.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 3.84 times smaller than Yemen.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Yemen

Area of Yemen:  214,000 sq mi ( 555,000 km2 )

Area of Yemen 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 Yemen

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Yemen as of 2020, was estimated to be around 29,825,968.

Population of Yemen compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Yemen.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Yemen is Sana’a.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Yemen: Arabic


Iowa: Iowan
Yemen: Yemeni, Yemenite

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Yemen: YE

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Yemen as of 2019: 0.470

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Yemen Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Yemen:
15° 20′ 54″ N44° 12′ 23″ E

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