Is Spain Bigger Than Illinois? (Comparison)

Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe, whereas Illinois is a state in the mid-Western region of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Spain and Illinois regarding various aspects.


Is Spain bigger than Illinois?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of Illinois is 149,997 sq km. Spain is bigger than Illinois by 355,993 sq km. Spain is around 3.37 times bigger than Illinois.

Area of Spain:  195,360 sq mi ( 505,990 km2 )

Area of Spain compared to Illinois

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

Area of Illinois compared to Spain


According to the Eurostat, World Bank data, the total population of Spain as of 2019 was estimated to be around 46.94 Million.

Population of Spain 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 Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Illinois.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of Illinois is Springfield.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Illinois: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Illinois as of 2018: 0.929

Spain Timezone: 

UTC + 0 to UTC + 1
(Western European Time and Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 to UTC + 2
(Western European Summer Time and Central European Summer Time)

Illinois Timezone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Spain:
40° 0′ 0″ N, 4° 0′ 0″ W

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

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