Country size comparison
Suriname is around the same size as Iowa.
Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, while Suriname is approximately 163,820 sq km, making Suriname 13% larger than Iowa. Meanwhile, the population of Iowa is ~3.0 million people (2.4 million fewer people live in Suriname).
This to-scale comparison of Iowa vs. Suriname uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.