Iowa is about 54 times smaller than Australia.

Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, making Iowa 1.87% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~26.1 million people (23.1 million fewer people live in Iowa).
This to-scale comparison of Australia vs. Iowa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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