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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sioux Falls South Dakota
Full nameCity of Sioux Falls
Official nameCity of Sioux Falls
Settlement typeCity
MottoThe Heart of America
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountiesMinnehaha, Lincoln
MayorMike Huether
Total Area68.9 sq mi (178.5 km2)
Land Area67.2 sq mi (174 km2)
Water Area1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
Elevation1470 ft (448.1 m)
Total Population153888 (2010)
Density (pop.)890.3/km2 (2306.5/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)228261
Other information
Time zoneCentral (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)Central (UTC-5)
ZIP codes57100-57199
Area code605
FIPS code46-59020 
GNIS feature ID1267670 

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Sioux Falls c-enˌsuː_ˈfɔːlz is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Sioux Falls is the county seat of Minnehaha County, and also extends into Lincoln County to the south. It is the 47th fastest growing city in the United States and the fastest growing metro area in the State of South Dakota, with a total increase of 22% since 2000.

As of the 2010 census, Sioux Falls had a population of 153,888. The metropolitan population of 228,261 accounts for 28% of South Dakota's total state population. Sioux Falls is the largest city in the Sioux Falls-Sioux City, SD-IA-MN-NE Designated Market Area (DMA),with a population of 1,043,450. Chartered in 1856 on the banks of the Big Sioux River, the city is situated on the prairie of the Great Plains at the junction of Interstate 90 and Interstate 29.

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