Iowa vs Zimbabwe (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Iowa bigger than Zimbabwe?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Zimbabwe is 150,872 sq mi. Iowa is smaller than Zimbabwe by 95,014.9 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.71 times smaller than Zimbabwe.

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

Area of Iowa compared to Zimbabwe

Area of Zimbabwe:  150,872 sq mi ( 390,757 km2 )

Area of Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Zimbabwe as of 2020, was estimated to be around 14,862,927.

Population of Zimbabwe compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Zimbabwe.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Zimbabwe is Harare.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Zimbabwe: There are 16 official languages in Zimbabwe.


Iowa: Iowan
Zimbabwe: Zimbabwean

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Zimbabwe: ZW

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Zimbabwe as of 2019: 0.571

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Zimbabwe Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zimbabwe:
20° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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