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This Is the Largest State in America

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1. Rhode Island
> Total area: 1,545 sq. miles
> Land area: 1,034 sq. miles, 66.9% of total area
> Water area: 511 sq. miles, 33.1% of total area

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2. Delaware
> Total area: 2,489 sq. miles
> Land area: 1,949 sq. miles, 78.3% of total area
> Water area: 540 sq. miles, 21.7% of total area

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3. Connecticut
> Total area: 5,543 sq. miles
> Land area: 4,842 sq. miles, 87.4% of total area
> Water area: 701 sq. miles, 12.6% of total area

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4. New Jersey
> Total area: 8,723 sq. miles
> Land area: 7,354 sq. miles, 84.3% of total area
> Water area: 1,368 sq. miles, 15.7% of total area

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5. New Hampshire
> Total area: 9,349 sq. miles
> Land area: 8,953 sq. miles, 95.8% of total area
> Water area: 397 sq. miles, 4.2% of total area

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