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Tennessee (Cherokee: ᏔᎾᏏ, translit. Tanasi) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 states. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis.

Geographical type: Territory

Latitude: 36° N — Longitude: 86° W

Area: 109,247 km²

ISO 3166-2 code: US-TN

Birthplace of

James M. Buchanan, James McGill Buchanan Jr., in Murfreesboro, on 3 Oct 1919
Chip Mellor, William H. Mellor, in Knoxville, on 31 Dec 1950
Andrea Rich, Andrea Millen, in Johnson City, on 8 Feb 1939

Home To

Libertarian Party of Tennessee, Cookeville

Deathplace of

Harry Browne, in Franklin, on 1 Mar 2006
Andrew Jackson, in Nashville, on 8 Jun 1845
Andrew Johnson, in Greeneville, on 31 Jul 1875

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | Tennessee | Cato Institute
2014: Overall rank: 6, fiscal policy rank: 2, regulatory policy rank: 13, personal freedom rank: 42, economic freedom rank: 3
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers [PDF], Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 277

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tennessee" as of 31 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.