Country size comparison
Iowa is about 7 times smaller than Egypt.
Egypt is approximately 1,001,450 sq km, while Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, making Iowa 14.45% the size of Egypt. Meanwhile, the population of Egypt is ~107.8 million people (104.7 million fewer people live in Iowa).
This to-scale comparison of Egypt vs. Iowa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.