New Jersey vs Iraq (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Iraq is a country in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Iraq regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Iraq?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Iraq is 169,235 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Iraq by 160,512.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 19.40 times smaller than Iraq.

Area of New Jersey: 8722.58 sq mi ( 22,591.38 km2 )

Area of New Jersey compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq compared to New Jersey


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Jersey as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 9,267,130.

Population of New Jersey compared to Iraq

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iraq as of 2020, was estimated to be around 40,222,503.

Population of Iraq compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and Iraq.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Iraq: Iraqi

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Iraq: IQ

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Iraq as of 2019: 0.674

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Iraq Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Jersey:
40° 11′ 26.52″ N, 74° 40′ 22.08″ W

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N, 44° 0′ 0″ E

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