What is South Dakota?

South Dakota

South Dakota (i/ˌsaʊθ dəˈkoʊtə/) is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux American Indian tribes. South Dakota is the 17th most extensive, but the 5th least populous and the 5th least densely populated of the 50 United States. Once the southern portion of the Dakota Territory, South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889. Pierre is the state capital and Sioux Falls, with a population of 153,000, is South Dakota's largest city.

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VCY America - List of Stations - South Dakota
... Height (m) Class Additional Information KVCF 90.5 Freeman, South Dakota 9,000 246 C2 KVCF FCC KVCH 88.7 Huron, South Dakota 60,000 161 C1 KVCH FCC KVCX 101.5 Gregory, South Dakota 100,000 195 C1 ...
Estelline, South Dakota
... Estelline is a city in Hamlin County, South Dakota, United States ... It is part of the Watertown, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area ...
South Dakota - State Symbols
... Main article List of South Dakota state symbols Some of South Dakota's official state symbols include State bird Ring-necked Pheasant State flower American Pasque ...
Sioux - Ethnic Divisions
... reserves, and communities in Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Canada ... live on the Yankton Indian Reservation in southeastern South Dakota ... part of Standing Rock Reservation, on the Spirit Lake Reservation in central North Dakota, and in the eastern half of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana ...
Cheyenne People
... moved west, migrating across the Mississippi River and into North and South Dakota ... Having settled the Black Hills of South Dakota and the Powder River Country of present-day Montana, they introduced the horse culture to Lakota (Sioux) bands about 1730 ... Allied with the Arapaho, the Cheyenne pushed the Kiowa to the South ...

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