The Ocean State, The Plantation State, Little Rhody
Rhode Island is a state located in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest state in terms of both land area and population. Rhode Island is bordered by Massachusetts to the north and east, and Connecticut to the west. The capital and largest city of Rhode Island is Providence.
The flag of Rhode Island features a white field with a gold anchor in the center. Below the anchor is a blue ribbon with the state motto, “Hope,” written in gold letters. The anchor represents hope and steadfastness, while the white field symbolizes purity and the blue ribbon represents loyalty.
State Song: “Rhode Island, It’s for Me”
Where is Rhode Island on the US Map?
|Capital||Date Admitted to Union||Population (State Ranking)||Area (State Ranking)||Flag Adopted|
|Providence||May 29, 1790|
|Approximately 1.1 million|
|1,034 square miles|