South Dakota can be found in the Midwest region of the United States of America, and is one of the least populated parts of the country (fifth). The state is surrounded by Nebraska, Wyoming, Minnesota, Montana and North Dakota. The largest city in the state is Sioux Falls, and falls within the top 50 fastest growing cities in the country. South Dakota boasts a continental climate - with the summers being moderately humid and the winters being cold and dry.
- Co-ordinates: 44.5000° N, 100.0000° W
- Capital: Pierre
- Population: 853,175
- Major Cities: Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Pierre
- Main Attractions: Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park