NASHVILLE - Tennessee/USA
Nashville is the capital and also the second most populous city in the American state of Tennessee. It is the county seat of Davidson County, and is located in the center of the state, on the banks of the Cumberland River. It is the twenty-fifth most populous city in the United States and one of the most important cities in the southern region of the United States. Nicknamed Music City, U.S.A. (City of Music), it is an important center of the record industry. It is also called South Athens, because of its various educational institutions and classical architecture. Although Nashville is known as an important center of the record industry, its largest industries are actually medical care, publishing, financial and transportation.