Tennessee - the state at the eastern part of our country, one of the so-called states of the Southeast Center. The population is 5,698,000 people. The capital is Nashville's, the largest city is Memphis. Tennessee borders eight other states: Kentucky and Virginia at the north, North Carolina at the east, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi at the south, Arkansas and Missouri on the Mississippi River at the west. The state divided by Tennessee River into 3 parts: the Eastern, Middle and West Tennessee. East Tennessee is located in mountainous terrain; this is where lies the highest point in the state - Mount Clingmans Dome (2025 m), which is also the highest point the way to the Appalachian Trail. In this part of the state originated Tennessee River. This area is covered by fertile valleys separated by wooded ridges. Average Tennessee is located on the Cumberland Plateau, the average height of 450-500 meters above sea level.