Tennessee, United States

Tennessee, United States

Country USA
Capital city Nashville
Area 109,247 km²
Population 6,916,897 people (2020)
63.3 people/km²
Governor Bill Haslem
Official site tennessee.gov
Tennessee

Tennessee (English: Tennessee [tɛnɨˈsiː]) is a state in the United States with the capital Nashville. Its postal code is TN.

Joined the state in 1796 as the 16th state. It is known as the “Volunteer State” because soldiers from Tennessee played an important role in the War of 1812 and especially in the Battle of New Orleans.

Geography

Tennessee has a population of 6,600,299 (2015). The total area of ​​Tennessee is 108,718 km², of which 106,058 km² is land and 2,660 km² is water (2.45%). It is located in the southern part of the USA.

Tennessee borders eight states: Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri to the west. Thus, Tennessee is the state with the most neighbors except for Missouri, which also borders eight states. The main river in the state is the Tennessee. The highest point is Clingmans Dome, 2,025 m high, which rises along the eastern border of Tennessee. The geographic center of the state is Old Lasques Pike and is located a few kilometers east of Murfreesbrough. The state is divided geographically and administratively into three parts: East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and West Tennessee. There are six major physiogeographic regions: the Blue Ridge, Ridge and Valley, Cumberland Plateau, Highland, Nashville Basin, and Coastal-Baltic Plain.

Cities

  • Brownsville
  • Johnson City
  • Memphis
  • Nashville
  • Knoxville
  • Sevierville

Towns

  • Brighton

Counties

Tennessee consists of 95 counties:

  1. Anderson
  2. Bedford
  3. Benton
  4. Bledsoe
  5. Blunt
  6. Bradley
  7. Van Buren
  8. Washington
  9. Gibson
  10. Granger
  11. Green
  12. Grundy
  13. Dyer
  14. Davidson
  15. Jackson
  16. Jefferson
  17. Giles
  18. Johnson
  19. Dikalb
  20. Decatur
  21. Dixon
  22. Cannon
  23. Carter
  24. Campbell
  25. Carol
  26. Clay
  27. Claiborne
  28. Cock
  29. Buckets
  30. Croquet
  31. Cumberland
  32. Loudon
  33. Lake
  34. Lincoln
  35. Lauderdale
  36. Lawrence
  37. Lewis
  38. Madison
  39. McMinn
  40. McNary
  41. Marion
  42. Marshall
  43. Megz
  44. Macon
  45. Monroe
  46. Montgomery
  47. Plague
  48. Morgan
  49. Mori
  50. Knox
  51. Obian
  52. Overton
  53. Perry
  54. Pickett
  55. Col
  56. Putnam
  57. Ray
  58. Robertson
  59. Rowan
  60. Rutherford
  61. Sevier
  62. Sikuochi
  63. Scott
  64. Smith
  65. Stewart
  66. Sullivan
  67. Sumner
  68. Tipton
  69. White
  70. Wayne
  71. Weekly
  72. Williamson
  73. Wilson
  74. Warren
  75. Fayette
  76. Fentress
  77. Franklin
  78. Hamblen
  79. Hamilton
  80. Hancock
  81. Hardin
  82. Hardman
  83. Heywood
  84. Henderson
  85. Henry
  86. Hickman
  87. Hawkins
  88. Humphreys
  89. Houston
  90. Chester
  91. I’m reading
  92. Truesdale
  93. Shelby
  94. Unicoy
  95. Union

Nashville

Country USA
State Tennessee
Area 1362.2 km²
Highness height 182 m
Population 678,889 people (2015)
498 people/km²
Founding 1779
ZIP code 37201–37250, 37201, 37202, 37205, 37208, 37210, 37214, 37218, 37220, 37222, 37228, 37229, 37231, 37233, 37235, 37242, 37244, 37249, 37244
Telephone code 615
Official site www.nashville.gov
Nashville

Nashville (English: Nashville) is the capital and the second largest city of the state of Tennessee in the United States of America after Memphis. Located in Davidson County.

It has a population of 575,261 inhabitants (2005) and a total area of ​​1,362.5 km². It is located at 182 m above sea level in the Nashville Basin.

The city is named after General Francis Nash (1742 – 1777).

Famous people

Born in Nashville

  • Jeff Jarrett (b. 1967), wrestler
  • Miley Cyrus (b. 1992), singer and actress
  • Kitty Wells (1919 – 2012), singer

Died in Nashville

  • Roy Acuff (1903 – 1992), musician
  • Oswald Avery (1877 – 1955), physician
  • Johnny Cash (1932 – 2003), musician
  • Marty Robbins (1925 – 1982), musician
  • Kitty Wells (1919 – 2012), singer

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