Country size comparison
Mexico is about 14 times bigger than Iowa.
Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, while Mexico is approximately 1,964,375 sq km, making Mexico 1,258% larger than Iowa. Meanwhile, the population of Iowa is ~3.0 million people (126.1 million more people live in Mexico).
This to-scale comparison of Iowa vs. Mexico uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.