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


Is South Dakota bigger than Nicaragua?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Nicaragua is 50,338 sq mi. South Dakota is bigger than Nicaragua by 26,778 sq mi. South Dakota is around 1.53 times bigger than Nicaragua.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Nicaragua

Area of Nicaragua50,338 sq mi ( 130,375 km2 )

Area of Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nicaragua as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,624,554.

Population of Nicaragua compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Nicaragua is Managua.

Official Languages

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


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Nicaragua: NI

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)

Nicaragua Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nicaragua:
13° 8′ 0″ N, 85° 7′ 0″ W

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