Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It covers an area of approximately 42,146 square miles (109,247 square kilometers) and has a population of around 6.9 million people.
Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri to the west. The state’s landscape is diverse, including the Great Smoky Mountains in the east, rolling hills in the central part of the state, and flatlands in the western part of the state.
Tennessee has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. The state is known for its rich music history, including the birthplace of country music in Bristol, the blues of Memphis, and the rock and roll of Nashville.
Tennessee’s economy is based primarily on agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. The state is home to several major cities, including Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville, as well as several major universities, including the University of Tennessee and Vanderbilt University.
The state capital is Nashville, while the largest city is Memphis. Other major attractions in Tennessee include the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Graceland, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.