Rhode Island

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Coordinates: 41°42′N 71°30′W / 41.7°N 71.5°W / 41.7; -71.5

State o Rhode Island an Providence Plantations
Banner o Rhode Island State seal o Rhode Island
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): The Ocean State
Little Rhody[1]
Motto(s): Hope
Cairt o the United States wi Rhode Island heichlichtit
Offeecial leid De jure: None
De facto: Inglis
Demonym Rhode Islander
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Providence
Lairgest metro Providence metro aurie
Aurie Ranked 50t
 • Tot 1,214[2] sq mi
(3,144 km2)
 • Width 37 miles (60 km)
 • Lenth 48 miles (77 km)
 • % watter 13.9%
 • Latitude 41° 09' N tae 42° 01' N
 • Longitude 71° 07' W tae 71° 53' W
Population Ranked 43rd
 • Tot 1,056,298 (2015 est.)[3]
 • Density 1006/sq mi  (388/km2)
Ranked 2nt
 • Median hoosehauld income $55,701 [4] (27t)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Jerimoth Hill[5][6]
812 ft (247 m)
 • Mean 200 ft  (60 m)
 • Lawest pynt Atlantic Ocean[5]
sea level
Afore statehuid Colony o Rhode Island an Providence Plantations
Admission to Union Mey 29, 1790 (13t)
Govrenor Gina Raimondo (D)
Lieutenant Governor Daniel McKee (D)
Legislatur General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation 1: David Cicilline (D)
2: James Langevin (D) (leet)
Time zone Eastren: UTC −5/−4
ISO 3166 US-RI
Abbreviations RI, R.I.
Wabsteid www.ri.gov
Footnotes: * Tot aurie is approximately 776,957 acres (3,144 km2)

Rhode Island is an American state.

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  1. "Rhode Island Government: Government". RI.gov. Retrieved Julie 31, 2010. 
  2. Office of the Secretary of State: A. Ralph Mollis: State Library. Sos.ri.gov. Retrieved on Julie 12, 2013.
  3. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. [deid airtin]
  4. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  6. Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum o 1988

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