South Dakota vs Maldives (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 the Republic of Maldives is a country in South Asia located in the Indian ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Maldives regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Maldives?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Maldives is 120 sq mi. South Dakota is bigger than Maldives by 76,996 sq mi. South Dakota is around 642.63 times bigger than Maldives.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Maldives

Area of Maldives120 sq mi ( 300 km2 )

Area of Maldives 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 Maldives

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Maldives as of 2020, was estimated to be around 540,542.

Population of Maldives compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Maldives is Male.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Maldives: Dhivehi


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Maldives: Maldivian

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Maldives: MV

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)

Maldives Time Zone: 

UTC + 5 (Maldives Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Maldives:
4° 10′ 48″ N, 73° 30′ 36″ E

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