Saturday, January 26, 2008

Rhode Island

Capital Providence
Area 1,212 sq mi
3,140 sq km
(2000 census) 1,048,319
Major Cities
(2000 census) Providence (173,618), Warwick (85,808),
Cranston (79,269), Pawtucket (72,958),
East Providence (48,688)
Major Rivers Providence, Blackstone, Pawcatuck
Highest Point Jerimoth Hill
812 feet
247 meters
Industry fishing, jewelry and silverware, fabricated metal products, electrical equipment, machinery, shipbuilding, tourism
Agriculture greenhouse and nursery products, dairy products, eggs
Minerals and Resources construction sand and gravel, crushed stone