Country size comparison
Christmas Island is about 1,072 times smaller than Iowa.
Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, while Christmas Island is approximately 135 sq km, making Christmas Island 0.09% the size of Iowa. Meanwhile, the population of Iowa is ~3.0 million people (3.0 million fewer people live in Christmas Island).
This to-scale comparison of Iowa vs. Christmas Island uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.