Country size comparison
Illinois is about 1.4 times bigger than Iceland.
Iceland is approximately 103,000 sq km, while Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, making Illinois 40% larger than Iceland. Meanwhile, the population of Iceland is ~357,603 people (12.5 million more people live in Illinois).
This to-scale comparison of Iceland vs. Illinois uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.