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


Is South Dakota bigger than Taiwan?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Taiwan is 13,976 sq mi. South Dakota is bigger than Taiwan by 63,140 sq mi. South Dakota is around 5.52 times bigger than Taiwan.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Taiwan

Area of Taiwan13,976 sq mi ( 36,197 km2 )

Area of Taiwan 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 Taiwan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Taiwan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 23.57 Million.

Population of Taiwan compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Taiwan is Taipei.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Taiwan: Mandarin


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Taiwan: Taiwanese

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Taiwan: TW

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)

Taiwan Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Taiwan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Taiwan:
24° 0′ 0″ N, 121° 0′ 0″ E

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