South Dakota State Architectural Trench Grilles
South Dakota is an expansive, sparsely populated midwestern U.S. state where rolling prairies give way to the dramatic Black Hills National Forest. Black Hills is home to 2 historical monuments carved right into towering granite peaks: Mt. Rushmore, the iconic depiction of 4 revered U.S. presidents, and Crazy Horse Memorial, a tribute to the storied Native American tribal leader.
State Capital: Pierre.
South Dakota State joined the union on 2nd November 1889 as the 40th state. As the geographic center in the United States where South Dakota lies just north of Belle Fourche, it has its down continental divide due to Lake Traverse in the southeastern part of the state which flows northward towards Hudson Bay and also Big Stone Lake at the Minnesota border which flows southwards towards the Gulf of Mexico.
South Dakota borders North Dakota to the north, Iowa, and Minnesota to the east, Montana and Wyoming to the west and Nebraska to the south. South Dakota is split by the Upper Missouri River Valley into the eastern and western regions. The capital of South Dakota is Pierre which is one of United States' smallest state capital.
South Dakota is named after the Dakota Sioux natives.
Not much has changed for the lifestyle of the South Dakotans since the 1930s. Around half of South Dakota residents live on farms. Education, social services, transportation and health care have improved since the 1960s.
The Main Cities in South Dakota
Below are the top 10 largest cities in the state of South Dakota and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:
1. Sioux Falls city - 153,888
2. Rapid City - 67,956
3. Aberdeen - 26,091
4. Watertown - 21,482
Famous Landmarks in South Dakota
Below are some of South Dakota’s most visited landmarks:
-Mount Rushmore is an American cultural icon, featuring the 60-foot faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln carved into granite.
Tallest Buildings in South Dakota
Below are the tallest buildings in Alabama:
-CenturyLink Tower in Sioux Falls is the tallest building in South Dakota at 11 stories and 174 feet. It has dominated the city’s skyline since it was built in 1986.
1. CenturyLink Tower (11 stories;174 feet)
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