Nashville is the most populous city situated in the state of Tennessee in US. Home to more then 130 music publishers, 180 recording studios and 80 different record labels, the city is also known as “Music City”. The city has a total area of 1,362.6 km² where 1,300.8 km² comprises of land and 61.8 km² comprises of water.
The city’s climate and scenic hills are a refreshing combination for many. Nashville has a moderate climate. Summers are hot and humid while winters are very cold. July and August are the hottest month. Rainfall is moderate, winter and spring being the wettest seasons.
From April to October are the popular months to visit Nashville. Precipitation is heaviest in winter and early spring. The average summer temperature is 89 degrees Fahrenheit and average winter temperature is 46 degrees Fahrenheit
The city lies 113 m above sea level at the Cumberland River and 227 m above sea level at its highest point. The city has strong-mayor form of government and is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor and 40-member Metropolitan Council.
As per education is concerned, the city is served by the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and various private schools. Various colleges, universities, high learning intitutions are also situated in the city. Tennessee State University that is situated in the city offers 45 bachelor’s degrees and 24 master degrees.
In addition to this various other universities such as: Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, Strayer University, University of Phoenix, Middle Tennessee State University and more are also situated in the city.
The culture and people are vibrant and interesting. For shopping lovers, specialty stores and shopping malls are available abundant in the Nashville area. Numerous notable musicians who lived in this Music city are Chet Atkins, Johnny Cash, Amy Grant, Jimi Hendrix, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Ernest Tubb, Shania Twain, Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Jimmy Buffett, Jack White, and Ben Folds.
Nashville is also a major hub for the various industries that include health care, music, publishing, and transportation industries. The real estate market in the city is getting national attention. Commercial real estate in the Nashville is affordable as compared to other places and moreover, investing in the Nashville real estate is not complex at all.
The city also offers you vast array of accommodation options that suits every taste and budget. The hotels, rental apartments are situated near to many attractions in the city. First class Nashville hotels, charming bed and breakfast inns and all types of hotels are ready to take your reservation.
The lifestyle is relaxed and comfortable. Golfing, biking, boating, and fishing are some of the favorite pastimes in the city. Culture, shopping and recreational activities fill Nashville's days while dining, entertainment and romance extends into Nashville's nights.
The city also has abundant parks, golf courses, swimming pools, art shows and museums just to keep everyone in the city happy. Performing arts in the city range from the glitz and guitars of Broadway through world-renowned theatre presentations.
The city attracts many tourists each year. The various attractions situated in the Nashville are: Ryman Auditorium, Cheekwood Botanical Garden, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville Zoo, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and more.