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Entered the Union: June 1, 1796 (16th State)

Tennessee Capital City: Nashville

Lagest Cities in Tennessee: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Jackson, Johnson City, Franklin, Bartlett

Bordering States: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia

Tennessee 2013 Population (Estimate): 6,495,978

Tennessee 2010 Population (Estimate): 6,346,113

Origin of State Name: Of Cherokee origin; the exact meaning is unknown

State Motto: Agriculture and Commerce

Tennessee Nickname: Volunteer State

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