Iowa is a state in the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by the state of Minnesota to the north, Wisconsin and Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, and Nebraska and South Dakota to the west. Iowa has a population of around 3.2 million people, making it the 30th largest in the United States. Iowa has a diversified economy, with strong contributions from agriculture and manufacturing. The state is home to the University of Iowa and major corporations such as John Deere and Rockwell Collins.