South Dakota vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

Published Categorized as UNITED STATES
South Dakota Size Comparison

South Dakota is a state in the North Central region of the United States of America, whereas the Federal Republic of Somalia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Somalia regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Somalia?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Somalia by 169,085 sq mi. South Dakota is around 3.19 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Somalia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 15,893,219.

Population of Somalia compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Somalia: SO

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)

Somalia 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 Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 49° 0′ 0″ E

You may also like to read:

South Dakota vs Slovenia Comparison

South Dakota vs Singapore Comparison

South Dakota vs Slovakia Comparison

By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

Leave a comment