Sooth Dakota (Listeni/ˌsθ dəˈktə/; locally [ˌsɑʊθ dəˈko̞ɾə]) is a state locatit in the Midwastren region o the Unitit States. It is namit efter the Lakota an Dakota Sioux Native American tribes. Sooth Dakota is the 17t maist extensive, but the 5t least populous an the 5t least densely populatit o the 50 Unitit States. Ance the soothren portion o the Dakota Territory, Sooth Dakota became a state on 2 November 1889, simultaneously wi North Dakota. Pierre is the state caipital an Sioux Falls, wi a population o aboot 165,000, is Sooth Dakota's lairgest ceety.

Sooth Dakota
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidDakota Territory
Admittit tae the Union2 November 1889 (40t)
Lairgest ceetySioux Falls
Lairgest metroSioux Falls metropolitan aurie
Govrenment
 • GovrenorDennis Daugaard (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorMatt Michels (R)
LegislaturSouth Dakota Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsJohn Thune (R)
Mike Rounds (R)
U.S. Hoose delegationKristi Noem (R) (leet)
Population
 • Tot865,454 (2,016 est)[1]
 • Density4.27/km2 (11.06/sq mi)
Leid
 • Offeecial leidEnglish[2]
Latitude42° 29′ N tae 45° 56′ N
Longitude96° 26′ W tae 104° 03′ W

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  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  2. "South Dakota Codified Laws (1–27–20)". South Dakota State Legislature. Retrieved January 19, 2016.

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