Iowa is about 1.7 times bigger than Austria.

Austria is approximately 83,871 sq km, while Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, making Iowa 73% larger than Austria. Meanwhile, the population of Austria is ~8.9 million people (5.9 million fewer people live in Iowa).
This to-scale comparison of Austria vs. Iowa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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