South Dakota is a Midwestern state in the United States in the N central United States.
South Dakota is bordered by North Dakota (N), Minnesota and Iowa (E), Nebraska (S), Wyoming and Montana (W).
South Dakota is named after the Lakota (Sioux) American Indian tribe.
South Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889. North Dakota was admitted on the same day.
The US postal abbreviation of South Dakota is SD .
It is one of the six states of the Frontier Strip.
Population of South Dakota is 814,180 according to 2010 census.
The Eastern part of South Dakota (including Pierre , the State capital) is in the Central Time Zone in the United States. Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6). The Western part of South Dakota is in the Mountain Time Zone in the United States. Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7).
See South Dakota counties for local time
Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)