Tennessee is located in the southeastern part of the United States, South
to Kentucky and Virginia, in the East is the state of North Carolina and South
Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, West and Arkansas, Missouri and across the
Mississippi River across the, the low-lying Eastern West.
Climate and area: 109150 square kilometers of state area, ranking thirty-sixth
in the United States 50. Mild climate, no winter and summer, the temperature
increase from east to west, the average annual rainfall of 1270 mm. The most
warm, the longest growing season is plain, the central Gulf region (Sequatchie)
and the sequatchie Valley basin. Snowfall in the eastern part of the larger, hot
summer, the average temperature of 32 degrees celsius.
Urban population: Tennessee near the center of the distribution of the
population of the United States. It has a population of over 6.4 million (2011),
ranked 17 in the United States, 47% of the population living in within 600 miles
of Nashville (Nashville). Nashville is the capital of the central and southern
United States largest metropolitan city, has a population of more than 600
thousand in 2010.
Economic indicators: 2011 Tennessee GDP for $266 billion 500 million, the United
States eighteenth States 50, accounting for 1.78% of the proportion of the
United States GDP, GDP41623 per capita.
Trade status: in 2011, Tennessee's total exports to 29 billion 990 million U.S.
dollars, ranking fourteenth in the United states. Its ten major export markets
are Canada, Mexico, China, Japan, Belgium, Germany, Holland, the United Kingdom,
Australia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The main export commodities
include transportation equipment, computers, electronic products and chemical
Foreign investment: Tennessee has 740 foreign companies, from 34 countries, the
investment amount of more than 23 billion US dollars. There are over 100
thousand people in Tennessee were employed by a wholly foreign owned subsidiary,
of which more than 80% were in the manufacturing sector. Tennessee's largest
foreign investor is Japan, followed by Germany, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Infrastructure: Memphis has the world's largest cargo airport, is the largest
city in the United States, the largest city in the 100 largest city. Is the
nation's third largest rail transport network, the fourth largest inland
transport port, while the United States Federal Express (Fedex) headquarters,
the U.S. Northwest Airlines main terminal.
Public transportation: Tennessee in 12 cities have bus system operation, in the
rural areas of the state's 95 counties, there are 11 rural bus system
interleaving coverage, extending in all directions, many people take load,
aboard a cooperation system in employment areas of major cities have set up.
Railway transport: Tennessee provides a wealth of rail transport system for all
industries. The state is divided into three areas: cross - South Norfolk; CSX;
Illinois Central line. Memphis is the assembly of four major railway lines,
these four lines to provide transportation to the west of the Mississippi River,
the United States is the third largest railway hub.