Iowa

Iowa, a state with gently rolling green hills in the region of the , was admitted to the Union in 1846 as the 29th state. The people are very friendly, enjoy good food, and enjoy being in the political hotbed every four years when the Caucuses roll through the state.

Popular Destinations

, capital of Iowa, is in the western region of the American . Photo: Stephen Matthew Milligan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the , in . Photo: Farragutful, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in . In 2016, it was the second largest city in Iowa by population and is home to about 137,000 residents. Photo: Kepper66, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hip and urbane, is a prominent college town primarily known as the home of the University of Iowa. Photo: Vkulikov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the central region along the in Iowa, home to several of the state's main population centers. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Cradled between the Des Moines and Iowa Rivers, is a region with surprising variation, culture, and opportunity oft overlooked by the outside world. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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is in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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Iowa

Latitude of center
41.9217° or 41° 55' 18" north
Longitude of center
-93.3123° or 93° 18' 44" west
Population
3,110,000
Elevation
958 feet (292 metres)
Abbreviation
IA
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316955537
Geo­Names ID
4862182
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Iowa
  • Albanian: Ajoua
  • Albanian: Iowa
  • Amharic: አዮዋ
  • Arabic: Iowa
  • Arabic: آيوا
  • Aragonese: Iowa
  • Aramaic: ܐܝܐܘܐ
  • Armenian: Այովա
  • Asturian; Bable: Iowa
  • Aymara: Iowa suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Ayova
  • Bashkir: Айова
  • Basque: Iowa
  • Bavarian: Iowa
  • Belarusian: Аява
  • Belarusian: Аёва
  • Belarusian: Штат Аёва
  • Bengali: আইওয়া
  • Bhojpuri: आयोवा
  • Bihari : आयोवा
  • Bishnupriya: আইৱা
  • Bislama: Iowa
  • Bosnian: Iowa
  • Breton: Iowa
  • Bulgarian: Айова
  • Burmese: အိုင်အိုဝါပြည်နယ်
  • Catalan: Iowa
  • Cebuano: Iowa
  • Central Bicolano: Iowa
  • Central Kurdish: ئایۆوا
  • Chavacano: Iowa
  • Chechen: Айова
  • Cherokee: ᎠᏯᏩ
  • Chinese: Iowa
  • Chinese: 埃奧華州
  • Chinese: 愛荷華州
  • Chinese: 爱荷华州
  • Chinese: 艾奥瓦州 / 愛荷華州
  • Chinese: 艾奥瓦州
  • Chuvash: Айова
  • Cornish: Iowa
  • Corsican: Iowa
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Ayova
  • Croatian: Iowa
  • Czech: Iowa
  • Czech: State of Iowa
  • Danish: Iowa
  • Dimli: İowa
  • Dutch: Iowa
  • Eastern Mari: Айова
  • Eastern Mari: Айово
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ايوا
  • Emiliano-Romagnolo: Iowa
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Iowa
  • English: Hawk-eye State
  • English: Hawkeye State
  • English: IA
  • English: Iowa, United States
  • English: State of Iowa
  • English: The Land Between Two Rivers
  • Esperanto: Iovao
  • Estonian: Iowa
  • Faroese: Iowa
  • Fijian Hindustani: Iowa
  • Finnish: Iowa
  • Franco-Provençal: Iowa
  • French: Iowa
  • Frisian: Iowa
  • Gaelic (Scots): Iowa
  • Gagauz: Iowa
  • Gallegan: Iowa
  • Georgian: აიოვა
  • German: Iowa
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌾𐍉𐍅𐌰
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐌿𐍅𐌰
  • Greek: Άιοβα
  • Greek: Αϊόβα
  • Guarani: Iowa
  • Gujarati: આયોવા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Ayowa
  • Hakka Chinese: Iowa
  • Hakka Chinese: Oi-hò-fà
  • Hausa: Iowa
  • Hausa: ʻIowa
  • Hawaiian: ‘Iowa
  • Hebrew: איווה
  • Hindi: आयोवा
  • Hungarian: Iowa
  • Icelandic: Iowa
  • Ido: Iowa
  • Igbo: Áyowạ
  • Iloko: Iowa
  • Inari Sami: Iowa
  • Indonesian: Iowa
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Iowa
  • Interlingue: Iowa
  • Inuktitut: ᐃᐅᕙ
  • Inupiaq: Aioua
  • Irish: Iowa
  • Italian: Iowa
  • Japanese: アイオワ州
  • Javanese: Iowa
  • Kabiyé: Iyowa
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Айов
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Айова
  • Kannada: ಅಯೋವಾ
  • Kazakh: Айова
  • Korean: 아이오와
  • Korean: 아이오와 주
  • Korean: 아이오와주
  • Kurdish: Iowa
  • Ladino: Iowa
  • Lao: Iowa
  • Latin: Iova
  • Latvian: Aiova
  • Letzeburgesch: Iowa
  • Lezghian: Айова
  • Ligurian: Iowa
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Iowa
  • Lithuanian: Ajova
  • Lombard: Iowa
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Iowa
  • Lule Sami: Iowa
  • Macedonian: Ајова
  • Maithili: आयोवा
  • Malagasy: Iowa
  • Malay (generic): Iowa
  • Malayalam: ഐയവ
  • Manipuri: ꯑꯥꯏꯑꯣꯋꯥ
  • Manx: Iowa
  • Maori: Iowa
  • Marathi: आयोवा
  • Mazanderani: آیوا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Iowa
  • Min Nan Chinese: Iowa
  • Mingrelian: აიოვა
  • Mongolian: Айова
  • Mongolian: ꯑꯥꯏꯑꯣꯋꯥ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: آيووا
  • Nauru: Iowa
  • Navajo: Haltsotah Ałhidiilíinii Hahoodzo
  • Navajo: Haʼaʼaahjí Dzígaii
  • Nepali: आयोवा
  • Newari: आयोवा
  • Northern Frisian: Iowa
  • Northern Luri: آیووا
  • Northern Luri: آیوڤا
  • Northern Sami: Iowa
  • Norwegian: Iowa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: IA
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Iowa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Iowa
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Iowa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Айовæ
  • Pali: आयोवा
  • Pampanga: Iowa
  • Panjabi: ਆਇਓਵਾ
  • Papiamento: Iowa
  • Persian: آیووا
  • Picard: Iowa
  • Piemontese: Iowa
  • Pite Sami: Iowa
  • Polish: Iowa
  • Portuguese: Iova
  • Portuguese: Iowa
  • Pushto: آیووا
  • Quechua: Iowa suyu
  • Raeto-Romance: Iowa
  • Romanian: Iowa
  • Russia Buriat: Айова
  • Russian: Айова
  • Rusyn: Айова
  • Sanskrit: अयोवा
  • Sardinian: Iowa
  • Saterfriesisch: Iowa
  • Scots: Iowa
  • Serbian: Ајова
  • Serbo-Croatian: Iowa
  • Sicilian: Iowa
  • Sinhalese: අයෝවා
  • Skolt Sami: Iowa
  • Slovak: Iowa
  • Slovenian: Iowa
  • Somali: Iowa
  • Sorbian, Upper: Iowa
  • South Azerbaijani: آیووا ایالتی
  • Southern Sami: Iowa
  • Spanish: Iowa
  • Swahili (generic): Iowa
  • Swedish: Iowa
  • Tagalog: Ayowa
  • Tagalog: Iowa
  • Tajik: Айова
  • Tamil: அயோவா
  • Tatar: Айова
  • Telugu: అయోవా
  • Thai: รัฐไอโอวา
  • Tibetan: ཡོ་བ།
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Iowa
  • Turkish: Iowa
  • Uighur: Lowa Shitati
  • Ukrainian: Айова
  • Ume Sami: Iowa
  • Urdu: آئیووا
  • Uzbek: Ayova
  • Venetian: Iowa
  • Vietnamese: Iowa
  • Volapük: Iowa
  • Waray (Philippines): Iowa
  • Welsh: Iowa
  • Western Mari: Айова
  • Western Panjabi: آئیووا
  • Wu Chinese: 爱荷华州
  • Xhosa: I-Ayowa
  • Yakut: Айова
  • Yiddish: אייאווע
  • Yoruba: Iowa
  • Yue Chinese: 埃奧華州
  • Zeeuws: Iowa

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