Located in the Midwestern United States, South Dakota is bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, Nebraska, Montana and Wyoming. Nicknamed “the Mount Rushmore State,” South Dakota became the 40th U.S. state admitted to the Union in 1889. While Pierre is South Dakota’s capital, Sioux Falls is South Dakota’s largest city. Known for its fertile lands and crops, South Dakota’s economy mainly relies on the tourism and defense industry.
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