Tennessee (TN)

The State of Tennessee or as it is also called the "Volunteer State" is located in the southeastern part of the United States. Nashville is the state capital, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga are other major cities. Nashville is an interesting place not only because it is the birthplace of country music, it's also home to the copy of the Parthenon, that's why it is also known as the "Southern Athens." Not far from Knoxville in Norris city you will find the Museum of Appalachia, which with its 19th-century buildings, green grasslands and ancient music creates an impression like you are in another century. Among natural attractions of Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Fort Donelson National Battlefield are of particular importance. Adventure lovers just need to visit the caves of underground lake called Lost Sea in Sweetwater. The charming Ruby Falls, located near the scenic natural attraction Rock City Gardens in Lookout Mountain (Southern part of the state), is also worth a visit. Нуе, Graceland Mansion in Memphis, where is located the house-museum of Elvis Presley, is the most visited tourist attraction. In this city are also located the Museum of American Soul and the National Civil Rights Museum, the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot. By the way, today's most popular drink Coca-Cola was first bottled exactly in Tennessee at the factory in Chattanooga.

Capital: Nashville

Population: 6,25 million

Alaska State Slogan: "Agriculture and Commerce"

Nicknames: "Volunteer State"

Website: http://tn.gov