South Dakota was admitted into statehood on the same day as North Dakota, so it can be considered either the 39th or 40th state. South Dakota officially became a state on November 2, 1889. The capital city is Pierre, but the largest city is Sioux Falls.
Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know South Dakota better.
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Did you know that South Dakota is the 17th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 77,121 square miles.