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Flag of South Dakota
Flag of South Dakota
Former flag of South Dakota
Former flag of South Dakota

The flag of South Dakota consists of the state seal surrounded by rays on a blue field. Around those are the words: "South Dakota - The Mount Rushmore State." In 1992, this was changed from "Sunshine State," which is more often used to describe the state of Florida. Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Dakota. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Dakota. ... Image File history File links South_Dakota_old_flag. ... Image File history File links South_Dakota_old_flag. ... The tricolour flag of France A flag is a piece of coloured cloth flown from a pole or mast, usually for purposes of signalling or identification. ... Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 17th 199,905 km² 340 km 610 km 1. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ...

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South Dakota State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song (243 words)
Letters reading "South Dakota, The Mount Rushmore State" -- the official state nickname -- are arranged in a circle around the sun.
Origin of state's name: South Dakota is the land of the famous Sioux or Dacotah Indians.
Dakota Territory and later South Dakotans were named for the tribe.
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South Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889.
South Dakota is bordered to the north by North Dakota, to the south by Nebraska, to the east by Iowa and Minnesota, and to the west by Wyoming and Montana.
South Dakota license plates are numbered by county, with the first digit referring to the county of origin.
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