Is Northern Ireland Bigger Than Illinois? (Comparison)

Northern Ireland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Illinois is a state in the mid-Western region of the U.S.A. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Northern Ireland and Illinois regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Northern Ireland bigger than Illinois?

The total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 sq km, and the total area of Illinois is 149,997 sq km. Northern Ireland is smaller than Illinois by 135,867 sq km. Northern Ireland is around 10.61 times smaller than Illinois.

Area of Northern Ireland:  5,460 sq mi ( 14,130 km2 )

Area of Northern Ireland compared to Illinois

Area of Illinois:  57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to Northern Ireland

Population

According to the Eurostat and United Nations data, the total population of Northern Ireland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to Illinois

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Illinois as of 2019 was estimated to be around 12.67 Million.

Population of Illinois compared to the Northern Ireland

Here is some more data comparison between Northern Ireland and Illinois.

The capital city of Northern Ireland is Belfast, and the capital city of Illinois is Springfield.

Official Languages

Northern Ireland: English, Irish
Illinois: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887
HDI of Illinois as of 2018: 0.929

Northern Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Illinois Timezone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Northern Ireland:
54° 40′ 0″ N6° 40′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N89° 11′ 47.4″ W

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