It is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America.
South Dakota is one of the 50 states of the United States of America.
Most of its geography is characterized for being a land little injured, relatively level.
South Dakota is divided by the Missouri river, which separates the state in two halves
Capital of South Dakota is Pierre.
The largest city is Sioux Falls.
The governor actually is M.Michael Rounds since January, 2003.
And the official language is English.
The governor of South Dakota
Historically dominated by an agricultural economy and a rural lifestyle
South Dakota has a continental climate with four distinct seasons, ranging from very cold winters to hot summers
Most important cities
Mounts Rushmore - South Dakota
Sioux Falls Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota, with an estimated 2007 population of 151,505
Rapid City, with a 2007 estimated population of 63,997,and a metropolitan area population of 120,279,it is the second-largest city in the state
Aberdeen, is the 3rd largest city in South Dakota, with an estimated population of 24,410,and a micropolitan area population of 39,827.
The dollar is the US currency.
Actors / actress
Catherine Bach is an American actress. She is best known for playing Daisy duke in the television series the Dukes of Hazzard and for playing Margo Dutton in African Skies.
January Jones is a Golden Globe-nominated American actress and former Abercrombie & Fitch model
Nicholas Lee "Nicky" Katt (born May 11, 1970) is an American actor known for his role as unorthodox teacher Harry Senate on David E. Kelley's Fox drama Boston Public
David Soul is an American-born British actor and singer and best known for his role as the "seat-of-the-pants”.
Much of South Dakota, not including the Black Hills, it is dominated by a temperate grasslands biome. Although grasses and crops cover most of this region, deciduous trees such as cottonwoods, elms, and willows are common near rivers and in shelter belts.
Mammals in this area include bison, deer, pronghorn, coyotes, and prairie dogs.
The state bird, the ring-necked pheasant, has adapted particularly well to the area after being introduced from China,and growing populations of bald eagles are spread throughout the state, especially near the Missouri River.
Because of its low population, South Dakota does not host any major league professional sports franchises. The state does have a number of minor league teams, all of which play in either Sioux Falls or Rapid City. Sioux Falls is currently home to four teams: the Sioux Falls Canaries (baseball), the Sioux Falls Sky force (basketball), the Sioux Falls Stampede (hockey), and the Sioux Falls Storm (arena football).
Memorial in the Black Hills
South Dakota has a total of 83,609 miles of highways, roads, and streets, along with 679 miles of interstate highways