Tennessee is a state situated in the southeastern part of the United States, bordering Virginia and Kentucky (north), Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi (south), North Carolina (east), and Missouri and Arkansas (west). This state is much appreciated for its mountains and wilderness on the eastern side, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visited especially for hiking, camping and fishing. Tennessee is famous for its contribution to music, especially rock and roll, country and blues. In fact, Memphis city has been recognised as the birthplace of the blues, while Nashville capital city is the hub of the country music recording industry, particularly on Broadway. Find out what is happening in Tennessee through our live webcam-sharing platform.

Population: estimated 6.6 million

Capital: Nashville

Major cities: Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Franklin, Jackson, Jackson City

Main attractions: Great Smoky Mountains, Dollywood Park, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Parthenon, Graceland estate, Shiloh National Military Park, President Jackson's Home, Country Music Hall of Fame, American Museum of Science and Energy, Titanic Museum, Old Sweetwater Village, Chattanooga, Ryman Auditorium

Main airports: Memphis International Airport (MEM), Nashville International Airport (BNA), Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA), Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI), McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport (MKL), McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

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