Is Spain Bigger Than Iowa? (Comparison)

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


Is Spain bigger than Iowa?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of Iowa is 144,669.2 sq km. Spain is bigger than Iowa by 361,320.8 sq km. Spain is around 3.5 times bigger than Iowa.

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

Area of Spain compared to Iowa

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

Area of Iowa 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 Iowa

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Iowa as of 2019 was estimated to be around 3.155 Million.

Population of Iowa compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Iowa.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of Iowa is Des Moines.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Iowa: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935

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)

Iowa 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 Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N93° 29′ 45.6″ W

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