Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Rhode Island

Parent Category: Places

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Capital
Providence
Became a State
May 29, 1790 (13th)
Location
New England region of United States

Area
1,214 sq. miles (50th)

Population
1,053,209 (43rd)
Major Cities
Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence, Woonsocket, Newport, Central Falls

Products
textiles, costume jewelry, toolmaking, nursery stock, vegetables, diary products, eggs
Climate
warm summer humid continental with hot, rainy summers and cold, snowy winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 42 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Sound, Sakonnet River, Atlantic Ocean

Most Famous Citizens
Nathaniel Greene (Revolutionary War soldier)
Harry Anderson (comedian)
George M Cohan (composer, dramatist)
Brad Faxon (golfer)
Meredith Vieira (television personality) 
Roger Williams (theologian)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Rhode Island Red Hen

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 Red Maple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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