South Dakota is a state located in the
Midwestern region of the United States of
America. It is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux American Indian tribes.
South Dakota was carved out of the southern half of the Dakota
Territory and admitted to the Union on November 2,
1889. Centrally-located Pierre is the state capital and Sioux Falls is the state's
As of 2008, South Dakota had an estimated population