Iowa is about 1.4 times smaller than Minnesota.

Minnesota is approximately 206,189 sq km, while Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, making Iowa 70.18% the size of Minnesota. Meanwhile, the population of Minnesota is ~5.3 million people (2.3 million fewer people live in Iowa).
This to-scale comparison of Minnesota vs. Iowa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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