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Many symbols of Rhode Island can be found in our Rhode Island coloring pages section. This includes state map outlines, the flag, state flower, famous landmarks, state animals and other symbols of the region. These printables make a great resource for student reports.

Check out the Rhode Island Unit of Study for all coloring pages, information, interactive puzzles, word jumbles, word searches, worksheets, and thematic book reviews. We even included a state quarter observation sheet!

Rhode Island Outline Name: Rhode Island
State Nickname: Little Rhody
also known as The Ocean State
State Capital: Providence
State Governor: Gina Raimondo
State Abbreviation: R.I.
2 letter Postal Code: RI
Area: 1,214 square miles
Date Entered the Union: May 29, 1790
State #: 13
Borders: Massachusetts, Block Island Sound, Connecticut, Atlantic Ocean, Narragansett Bay
Rhode Island flagFlag Meaning: A golden anchor, a symbol of hope, is centered on a white field. Thirteen gold stars, representing the original 13 colonies circle the anchor. Below the anchor there is a blue banner where the state motto appears in gold - "Hope." Gold fringe edges the flag on 3 sides. The flag was adopted in 1871 and slightly modified in 1897.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 2
State Motto: Hope
State Flower: violet
State Bird: Rhode Island red hen
State Song: "Rhode Island, It's for Me"
State Tree: red maple
State Fish: Stripped Bass
10 Largest Cities (in order of size): Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence, Woonsocket, Coventry, North Providence, Cumberland, West Warwick
Famous Residents:
- David Hartman, TV newscaster
- Van Johnson, actor
- Anthony Quinn, actor
- Sarah Helen (Power) Whitman, poet
- James Woods, actor
Attractions: Slater Home, Roger Williams Memorial, First Synagogue in U.S., Cliff Walk, Colonial Houses, Old Stone Mill
Agriculture: dairy products, fruits, nursery products, poultry and eggs, vegetables
Natural Resources: granite, graphite, gravel, limestone, sand, clams, lobsters, scallops

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