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Rhode Island

Rhode Island is the United States' smallest state, covering 3144 km2 (1214 sq miles) on the Atlantic coast between Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Rhode Island
Rhode Island

It was founded in 1636 by nonconformist settlers and was one of the original 13 states. Agriculture centres on potatoes, maize, dairy produce and eggs, and the principal manufactures are machinery, textiles and metals.





Fishing and tourism thrive along the coast.





The state's capital is Providence, and it contains the yachting centre of Newport on the island of Rhode Island.

Providence USA is a Port and the state capital of Rhode Island, at the head of Narragansett Bay about 65 km (40 miles) southwest of Boston. Brown University was founded there in 1770. The traditional textile industry has been outpaced by jewellery making, metalworking and engineering.










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