South Dakota is a state in the North Central region of the United States of America, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Switzerland regarding various aspects.
Is South Dakota bigger than Switzerland?
The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. South Dakota is bigger than Switzerland by 61,176 sq mi. South Dakota is around 4.84 times bigger than Switzerland.
Area of South Dakota: 77,116 sq mi ( 199,729 km2 )
Area of Switzerland: 15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )
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.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Switzerland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 8,636,561.
Here is some more data comparison between South Dakota and Switzerland.
The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.
South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Switzerland: German, French, Italian
South Dakota: South Dakotan
ISO 3166 Code
South Dakota: US-SD
South Dakota Time Zone:
UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 7 (Mountain Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC – 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
Switzerland Time Zone:
UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
Coordinates of South Dakota:
44° 26′ 39.48″ N, 100° 13′ 34.68″ W
Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N, 8° 20′ 0″ E
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