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TennesseeThe landlocked US state of Tennessee is situated in the central southeastern United States. Tennessee borders eight other US states, Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia on the south, Arkansas and Missouri along the Mississippi River in west. The states nickname is "The Volunteer State".
Tennessee occupies an area of 109,247 km² (42,143 sq mi), compared it is about the size of Bulgaria or Cuba.
The state has its own special geographical and cultural feature, its called the "Grand Divisions of Tennessee".
The three grand divisions are East, Middle, and West Tennessee.
East Tennessee is dominated by the Cumberland Plateau, the southern part of the Appalachian Plateau, within this mountainous area there are East Tennessee's principal cities Knoxville, Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities (Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol). The region is almost entirely in the Eastern Time Zone (see: US Time Zone Map) while the rest of the state uses Central Time.
Middle Tennessee lies west of the Cumberland Plateau, it features rolling hills and fertile river valleys and the state capital Nashville as well as Tennessee's largest metro, the Nashville Metropolitan Area with 1.6 million people.
Between Tennessee River and the Mississippi is West Tennessee a mostly agricultural region except for the state's largest city is Memphis.
Highest elevation in the state is Clingmans Dome 2,025 m (6,643 ft), a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina.
About 6.45 million people (est. 2012) live in Tennessee, capital city is Nashville.
It was the site of many Civil War battles, including those at Shiloh and Chattanooga.
Admission to the Union on 1st June 1796, it was admitted as the 16th state.
The detailed map below is showing the US state of Tennessee with boundaries, the state capital Nashville,
major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.
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Reference Map of Tennessee
Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
|Cities and Towns in Tennessee
The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Tennessee:
Largest cities in Tennessee with a population of more than 100,000:
Memphis (672,000), Nashville (626,000), Knoxville (178,000), Chattanooga (167,000), Clarksville (133,000), Murfreesboro (109,000)
Other cities and towns in Tennessee:
Athens, Bolivar, Bristol, Brownsville, Cleveland, Columbia, Cookeville, Dickson, Dyersburg, Fayetteville, Franklin, Gallatin, Gatlinburg, Germantown, Greeneville, Hendersonville, Jackson, Johnson City, Kingsport, Lawrenceburg, Lebanon, Lexington, Linden, Livingston, Martin, Maryville, McMinnville, Milan, Millington, Morristown, Newport, Oak Ridge, Oneida, Paris, Portland, Pulaski, Savannah, Selmer, Shelbyville, Smyrna, Tullahoma, Union City, and Waverly.
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