South Dakota Facts Info Stuff
Facts Info Stuff SD South Dakota
Buoyed by victories in World Wars I and II and the end of the Cold War in 1991, the US remains the world's most powerful nation state.
United States Government - Government type Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition
South Dakota Latitude Facts: 44.2853 and South Dakota Longitude Facts: -99.4632
United States Government Legislative branch bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms); elections: Senate - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); House of Representatives - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 49, Republican Party 49, independent 2; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 233, Republican Party 202.
United States People Population 303,824,640 (July 2008 estimate)
South Dakota's County Facts:
Aurora County Beadle County Bennett County Bon Homme County Brookings County Brown County Brule County Buffalo County Butte County Campbell County Charles Mix County Clark County Clay County Codington County Corson County Custer County Davison County Day County Deuel County Dewey County Douglas County Edmunds County Fall River County Faulk County Grant County Gregory County Haakon County Hamlin County Hand County Hanson County Harding County Hughes County Hutchinson County Hyde County Jackson County Jerauld County Jones County Kingsbury County Lake County Lawrence County Lincoln County Lyman County Marshall County McCook County McPherson County Meade County Mellette County Miner County Minnehaha County Moody County Pennington County Perkins County Potter County Roberts County Sanborn County Shannon County Spink County Stanley County Sully County Todd County Tripp County Turner County Union County Walworth County Yankton County Ziebach County
United States People Population growth rate (%) 0.883% (2008 estimate)