Capital or Capitol?


What is the difference between these two? Here’s how it breaks down . . .


The Capit
al is the city or town that is the seat of government in a state or nation.


The Capit
ol is the building in which the state legislative body meets.


For information about South Dakota’s Capitol & State Houses, click here.


The Capital City of South Dakota is Pierre.

Pierre, SD
“There’s always something going on in Pierre. Here you’ll find information about current events and activities as well as the latest news.”
Source: Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce

Come Visit Us

“There are countless fun and educational things to do and see in Pierre. Whatever your pleasure, we have something for you.”
Source: Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce


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APA style
Capital City of South Dakota. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:46, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1207/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of South Dakota.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 10:48 UTC. . 26 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/article_1207/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of South Dakota', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 10:48 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1207/> [accessed 26 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of South Dakota.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1207/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of South Dakota [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:48 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1207/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of South Dakota, https://statereports.com/article_1207/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of South Dakota. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:48 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1207/. Accessed February 26, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
Capital City of South Dakota. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:46, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1207/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of South Dakota.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 10:48 UTC. . 26 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/article_1207/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of South Dakota', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 10:48 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1207/> [accessed 26 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of South Dakota.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1207/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of South Dakota [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:48 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1207/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of South Dakota, https://statereports.com/article_1207/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of South Dakota. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:48 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1207/. Accessed February 26, 2020.