Is Texas Bigger Than Iraq? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Iraq is a country in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and Iraq regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Iraq?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Iraq is 169,235 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Iraq by 99,361 sq mi. Texas is around 1.6 times bigger than Iraq.

Area of Texas:  268,596 sq mi ( 695,662 km2 )

Area of Texas compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq:  169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq compared to Texas


According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 29 Million.

Population of Texas compared to Iraq

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Iraq as of 27th May 2021, is 41,069,020.

Population of Iraq compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Iraq.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Iraq as of 2019: 0.674

Texas Timezone:

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Iraq Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Texas:
31° 28′ 32.52″ N99° 19′ 52.32″ W

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N44° 0′ 0″ E

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