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The capital of Rhode Island is Providence.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Rhode Island: RI
Typical abbreviation for Rhode Island: R.I.
The pronunciation of Rhode Island:
When the people of Rhode Island refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The state of Rhode Island is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Nickname for Rhode Island: "The Ocean State"
State Motto: "Hope"
State Bird: Rhode Island Red (gallus gallus)
State Tree: Red Maple (acer rubrum)
State Flower: Violet (viola)
State Song: "Rhode Island It's For Me"
Statehood: Rhode Island became the 13th state on May 29, 1790.
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|This page was last modified: 13 Sep 2015|
|By John Hall|