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What states border South Dakota?
South Dakota is bordered by North Dakota to the north, Minnesota and Iowa to the east, Nebraska to the south, and Wyoming and Montana to the west. The state is split by the upper Missouri River valley into eastern and western regions. Pierre, in central South Dakota, is one of the country’s smallest state capitals.
What is South Dakota state drink?
State Drink: Milk (lac vacuum) Dairy producers are one of the major industries in South Dakota, producing nearly 246 million gallons of milk in 2014 and generating approximately $427 million in sales annually. Milk was adopted as the official state drink in 1986.
Is South Dakota mountainous?
This range of low mountains covers 6,000 sq. miles (15,500 km2.) with mountains that rise from 2,000 to 4,000 feet (600 to 1,200 m) above their bases. The highest point in South Dakota, Black Elk Peak (formerly named Harney Peak) is 7,242 ft or 2,207 m above sea level and is in the Black Hills.
How North Dakota became a state?
North Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889, along with neighboring South Dakota, as the 39th and 40th states….
|Admitted to the Union||November 2, 1889 (39th)|
|Largest metro and urban areas||Fargo|
What’s North Dakota known for?
|Entered the Union: Nov. 2, 1889 (39)||Capital: Bismarck|
|State Song: “North Dakota Hymn”||State Fruit: Chokeberry|
|National Grassland: 1 • State Parks: 18|
|Famous for: The Badlands, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, International Peace Garden|
Is South Dakota richer than North Dakota?
The Richest and Poorest States in the Nation – Where South Dakota and Our Neighbors Rank. South Dakota is not ranked as the richest state in the country – nor the poorest. Our neighbors to the north, oil-rich North Dakota, soared to 17th richest state in the study while South Dakota came in 30th.