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Tennessee

The 16th state in the USA, admitted on June 1, 1796.

Tennessee is located in the southern United States, and is divided constitutionally and geographically into three Grand Divisions: East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and West Tennessee. Tennessee was the 36th and final state needed to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. As of 2005 it was the United States's 18th largest economy with a GSP of $226.5 billon.

Some facts about Tennessee:

State Abbreviation: TN
Population: 6,346,105
Area: 42,143 square miles
State Nickname: The Volunteer State
State Motto: Agriculture and commerce
State Capital: Nashville
Largest City: Memphis
Official Web Site: http://www.tennessee.gov/

 

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