Iowa is about 1.7 times smaller than Michigan.

Michigan is approximately 250,493 sq km, while Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, making Iowa 57.77% the size of Michigan. Meanwhile, the population of Michigan is ~9.9 million people (6.8 million fewer people live in Iowa).
This to-scale comparison of Michigan vs. Iowa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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