The state of Rhode Island, abbreviated as RI, has a population of 1,076,189 according to the 2005 census. It covers only 1,545 square miles, making it the smallest state in the country. Rhode Island is located in the northeast portion of the United States with neighboring states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York. Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean are bordering bodies of water for the state. With over 400 miles of coastline, Rhode Island has always drawn visitors wanting to enjoy boating, beaches or other seaworthy activities.
Providence - [visit site] is the capital of Rhode Island and the largest city in the state. It is also the fourth biggest city in New England and home to Brown University.
Other major cities include:
- Block Island - [visit site] - One of the last Great Places
- Newport - [visit site] - Fun and Affordable for the entire family
- Warwick - [visit site] - Home of the T.F. Green Airport, which serves the greater Providence area
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