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The State of
Rhode Island (RI)


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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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