Saturday, January 26, 2008

South Dakota

Capital Pierre
Area 77,116 sq mi
199,730 sq km
(2000 census) 754,844
Major Cities
(2000 census) Sioux Falls (123,975), Rapid City (59,607),
Aberdeen (24,658), Watertown (20,237),
Brookings (18,504)
Major Rivers Missouri, James, White, Belle Fourche
Highest Point Harney Peak
7,242 feet
2,207 meters
Industry food processing, machinery, lumber and wood products, tourism
Agriculture beef cattle, hogs, corn, hay, wheat, milk, sunflowers
Minerals and Resources gold, portland cement, construction sand and gravel