Capital or Capitol?


What is the difference between these two? Here’s how it breaks down . . .


The Capit
al is the city or town that is the seat of government in a state or nation.


The Capit
ol is the building in which the state legislative body meets.


For information about Rhode Island’s Capitol & State Houses, click here.


The Capital City of Rhode Island is Providence.

The City of Providence

You’ll find history, facts, news, weather, a calendar of events, arts, entertainment, city government information and lots more at this site.
Source: The City of Providence

Department of Arts, Culture, & Tourism

“The Providence Department of Art, Culture & Tourism ensures the continued development of a vibrant and creative city by integrating arts and culture into community life while showcasing Providence as an international cultural destination.”
Source: The City of Providence







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Capital City of Rhode Island. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 10:59, February 23, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1204/
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The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of Rhode Island.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1204/ [accessed February 23, 2020].
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classbrain, Capital City of Rhode Island [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:07 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1204/.
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Capital City of Rhode Island, https://statereports.com/article_1204/ (last visited Feb. 23, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of Rhode Island. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:07 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1204/. Accessed February 23, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
Capital City of Rhode Island. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 10:59, February 23, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1204/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of Rhode Island.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 10:07 UTC. . 23 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/article_1204/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of Rhode Island', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 10:07 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1204/> [accessed 23 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of Rhode Island.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1204/ [accessed February 23, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of Rhode Island [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:07 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1204/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of Rhode Island, https://statereports.com/article_1204/ (last visited Feb. 23, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of Rhode Island. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:07 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1204/. Accessed February 23, 2020.