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).
South Dakota State - Quick Facts
|Time Zones||CDT, MDT|
|Year of Establishment||1889|
|Capital||Pierre (Population: 13,646)|
|Head of Government||Dennis Daugaard|
|Total Area||199,730 sq km (77,116 sq miles)|
|Population Density||4.1 sq km (10.6 sq miles)|