Capital -- Providence
Nicknames -- Little Rhody and Ocean State.
Motto -- Hope.
Population -- ( 2010 census ). 1,052,567
Extent -- Area, 1,212 square miles (3,139 square kilometers), including 157 square miles (407 square kilometers) of water surface (50th state in size).
Elevation -- Highest, Jerimoth Hill, 812 feet (247 meters); lowest, sea level; average, 200 feet (61 meters).
Geographic Center -- 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) southwest of Crompton.
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