State size comparison
Iowa is around the same size as Alabama.
Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, while Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, making Iowa 10% larger than Alabama. Meanwhile, the population of Alabama is ~4.8 million people (1.7 million fewer people live in Iowa).
This to-scale comparison of Alabama vs. Iowa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.