South Dakota vs Madagascar (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 Madagascar is an island country in Africa located in the Indian Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Madagascar regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Madagascar is 226,658 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Madagascar by 149,542 sq mi. South Dakota is around 2.94 times smaller than Madagascar.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Madagascar as of 2020, was estimated to be around 27,691,019.

Population of Madagascar compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Madagascar: Malagasy, French


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Madagascar: Malagasy

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Madagascar: MG

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)

Madagascar 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 Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S, 47° 0′ 0″ E

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