Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States and is part of the New England region. Rhode Island’s official name is State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The Rhode Islands are nicknamed “The Ocean State” and “Little Rhody”. The state’s origin is the present-day capital Providence. Rhode Island is located in the […]
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The smallest of the 50 US states has an area of 4,002 square kilometers and is bordered by Massachusetts to the north and east, Connecticut to the west and Rhode Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Nicknamed the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island has many oceanfront beaches. Average altitude is 60 meters above sea level, mostly flat land. The highest elevation is Jerimoth Hill at 247 meters. Rhode Island is a state of many firsts. First to take action against British rule, first synogogue, first successful water-powered cotton mill, and now the Ocean State is the first US state to receive the The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences’ prestigious “International Star Diamond Award. ” The AAHS certifies that Rhode Island is a world-class destination offering some of the best natural beauty, culinary offerings, history and cultural attractions. World class – that’s Rhode Island! But don’t take our word for it, come see for yourself! Check act-test-centers for 4-year colleges and universities in Rhode Island.
Capital city: Providence
Largest metropolis: Providence
Nickname: The Ocean State, Little Rhody
Rhode Island Geography and Economy
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States and part of the New England region. The official name of Rhode Island is State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Adriaen Block, a Dutch explorer, named the country “Rhode Eylandt” because of its red earth, which over the years became the English Rhode Island. […]