Iowa falls under the Midwest region of the United States of America and closes off the top 20 least populated states in the country. Iowa is pegged between Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri and Illinois. Des Moines is the largest city in Iowa, as well as the capital, and it plays a major role in US politics - with many presidential candidates choosing to house campaign headquarters in the city.
- Co-ordinates: 42.0000° N, 93.0000° W
- Capital: Des Moines
- Population: 3.1 Million
- Major Cities: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City
- Main Attractions: National Mississippi River Museum, Field of Dreams, Pikes Peak State Park