South Dakota is a state in the North Central region of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Japan regarding various aspects.
Is South Dakota bigger than Japan?
The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Japan by 68,821 sq mi. South Dakota is around 1.89 times smaller than Japan.
Area of South Dakota: 77,116 sq mi ( 199,729 km2 )
Area of Japan: 145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )
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.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.
Here is some more data comparison between South Dakota and Japan.
The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.
South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
South Dakota: South Dakotan
ISO 3166 Code
South Dakota: US-SD
South Dakota Time Zone:
UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 7 (Mountain Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC – 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
Japan Time Zone:
UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)
Coordinates of South Dakota:
44° 26′ 39.48″ N, 100° 13′ 34.68″ W
Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 138° 0′ 0″ E
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