South Dakota vs Ethiopia (Statistical Comparison)

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South Dakota Size Comparison

South Dakota is a state in the North Central region of the United States of America, whereas Ethiopia is a landlocked country located in the horn of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Ethiopia regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Ethiopia?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Ethiopia is 426,400 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Ethiopia by 349,284 sq mi. South Dakota is around 5.53 times smaller than Ethiopia.

Area of South Dakota:  77,116 sq mi ( 199,729 km2 )

Area of South Dakota compared to Ethiopia

Area of Ethiopia426,400 sq mi ( 1,104,300 km2 )

Area of Ethiopia compared to South Dakota


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of South Dakota as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 895,376.

Population of South Dakota compared to Ethiopia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ethiopia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 114,963,583.

Population of Ethiopia compared to South Dakota

Here is some more data comparison between South Dakota and Ethiopia.

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Ethiopia: Afar, English, Somali, Amharic


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Ethiopia: Ethiopian

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Ethiopia: ET

South Dakota Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC – 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Ethiopia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of South Dakota:
44° 26′ 39.48″ N, 100° 13′ 34.68″ W

Coordinates of Ethiopia:
8° 0′ 0″ N, 38° 0′ 0″ E

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