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


Is South Dakota bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Nigeria by 279,553 sq mi. South Dakota is around 4.63 times smaller than Nigeria.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria 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 Nigeria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nigeria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 206,139,587.

Population of Nigeria compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Nigeria: NG

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)

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N, 10° 0′ 0″ E

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