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Where is South Dakota, United States?

Location of state of South Dakota on a map

South Dakota is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 814,180 people, it is the 47th largest division in United States in terms of population.

South Dakota gained its current status as a state in the year 1889. The government of South Dakota is lead by Dennis Daugaard and is based in the state capital of Pierre (Population: 13,646).

The most populous cities in South Dakota are: Sioux Falls (Population: 153,888), Rapid City (Population: 67,956).

South Dakota State - Quick Facts

Country United States
Region Type State
ISO Code US_SD
Time Zones CDT, MDT
Year of Establishment 1889
Capital Pierre (Population: 13,646)
Head of Government Dennis Daugaard
Total Population 814,180
Total Area 199,730 sq km (77,116 sq miles)
Population Density 4.1 sq km (10.6 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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