Friday, August 20, 2010

USA - South Dakota - Mapcard

Capital - Pierre
Area - 77,047 sq. miles (16th)
Population - 764,309
Motto - Under God the people rule
Flower - Pasque flower
Bird - Ring-necked Pheasant
Tree - Black Hills Spruce
South Dakota was admitted to statehood on November 2, 1889. The origin of the name Dakota comes from an Indian name meaning "allies" or "confederation of tribes".

Sent by Karen, a postcrosser from Rapid City in South Dakota, USA.

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