Nashville is the capital of the US state of Tennessee, a scientific city in which there are many medical, research and treatment laboratories, and it is also called southern Athens because of the multiplicity of educational institutions in it and its Greek-style buildings.
It is known as the City of Music because it is a major center in making country music, as there are more than 180 recording companies, 23 recording studios and 450 song publishing companies, in addition to that, it is a tourist city par excellence that includes the most luxurious international hotels such as the Hilton and the Grand Ole Opry, which is frequently visited by tourists.
Founded in 1779, it is located on the Cumberland River in the middle of the north of the state, by General James Robertson, and forms the largest part of Davidson County, in addition to small areas such as Wanyac and others.
The city at that time grew rapidly due to its strategic position as a port on the Cumberland River, a tributary of the Ohio River, and by 1800 the city had a population of 345, including 136 enslaved African Americans and 14 African Americans. In 1806, Nashville was incorporated as a city and became the county seat in Davidson, Tennessee, and in 1843, the city was named the permanent capital of Tennessee.
Nashville is distinguished by its picturesque nature and its moderate atmosphere, in addition to the greatly low crime rate, and it is considered an inexpensive city due to the diversity of its resources in the state of Tennessee and it has many nature reserves, and there are a number of places for hunting, especially for hunting deer and lakes for fishing regulated by a number of laws issued From the Department of Environment and Reserves in the state.
Despite its ethnic and religious diversity, it is characterized by the absence of any racial discrimination or persecution of minorities, and the city center is a center for most immigrants from all parts of the world, especially the Iraqi community, the Somali community, the Palestinian community, and immigrants from Korea, China and Burma.
It is noteworthy that the city was exposed to a large deliberate explosion this morning, according to police statements, in which 3 people were injured and 20 buildings were damaged, and investigations are still continuing.
A major center for music recording and production
Home to several colleges and universities, including Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, Trevecca University of Nazareth, and Yipscombe University.
It is sometimes referred to as Athena from the south due to the large number of educational institutions.
A major health care center