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Tennessee

Data & Facts

Tennessee Flag
State Name
Tennessee  - State Abbr.: TN
Statehood
1-Jun-1796
 - Statehood Ranking: 16
Land Area
41,217 sqaremiles  (106,748 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 34
Population
5,689,283
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Nashville
Biggest City
Memphis
Nickname
The Volunteer State
Motto
Agriculture and Commerce
Highest Point
2.025 m / 6,644 ft (Clingmans Dome)
Lowest Point
55 m / 180 ft (Mississippi River)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron Tulipifera)
Flower
Iris (Genus Iridaceae)
Bird
Mockingbird (genus Mimus polyglottos)
Animal
Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
Song
5 State Songs: My Homeland, Tennessee / When It's Iris Time in Tennessee / My Tennessee / Tennessee Waltz / Rocky Top

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Nashville, Tennessee State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 36.165707 / Lon: -86.784654
Degree

 
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Source: Tennessee Tourism Department; magazineUSA.com
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