South Dakota vs Guatemala (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 Guatemala is a country located in South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Guatemala regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Guatemala?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Guatemala is 42,042 sq mi. South Dakota is bigger than Guatemala by 35,074 sq mi. South Dakota is around 1.83 times bigger than Guatemala.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Guatemala

Area of Guatemala42,042 sq mi ( 108,889 km2 )

Area of Guatemala 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 Guatemala

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Guatemala as of 2020, was estimated to be around 16,858,333.

Population of Guatemala compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Guatemala is Guatemala City.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Guatemala: Spanish


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Guatemala: Guatemalan

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Guatemala: GT

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)

Guatemala Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Guatemala:
15° 30′ 0″ N, 90° 15′ 0″ W

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