South Dakota vs Zambia (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 Zambia is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between South Dakota and Zambia regarding various aspects.


Is South Dakota bigger than Zambia?

The total area of South Dakota is 77,116 sq mi, and the total area of Zambia is 290,587 sq mi. South Dakota is smaller than Zambia by 213,471 sq mi. South Dakota is around 3.77 times smaller than Zambia.

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

Area of South Dakota compared to Zambia

Area of Zambia:  290,587 sq mi ( 752,618 km2 )

Area of Zambia 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 Zambia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Zambia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 18,383,956.

Population of Zambia compared to South Dakota

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

The capital city of South Dakota is Pierre, and the capital city of Zambia is Lusaka.

Official Languages

South Dakota: English, O’ceti Sakowin
Zambia: English


South Dakota: South Dakotan
Zambia: Zambian

ISO 3166 Code

South Dakota: US-SD
Zambia: ZM

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)

Zambia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zambia:
15° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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