South Dakota vs Saudi Arabia (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 Saudi Arabia is a country in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Saudi Arabia regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Saudi Arabia?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Saudi Arabia is 830,000 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Saudi Arabia by 752,884 sq mi. South Dakota is around 10.76 times smaller than Saudi Arabia.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Saudi Arabia

Area of Saudi Arabia830,000 sq mi ( 2,149,690 km2 )

Area of Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Saudi Arabia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 34,813,867.

Population of Saudi Arabia compared to South Dakota

Here is some more data comparison between South Dakota and Saudi Arabia.

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Saudi Arabia is Riyad.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Saudi Arabia: Arabic


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Saudi Arabia: Saudi, Saudi Arabian

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Saudi Arabia: SA

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)

Saudi Arabia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Saudi Arabia:
24° 0′ 0″ N, 45° 0′ 0″ E

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