Nashville is a Cumberland River (Mississippi River) cruise port and the capital city of Tennessee (USA). The city is ranked state's 2nd largest (after Memphis) and USA's 5th largest by population (around 690,000, metro over 1,9 million).
City's economy is based on country music, publishing (especially religious), banking and finance, healthcare industries. It is also home to several large colleges and universities.
The city is a major country music recording and production center (total economic impact around USD 6,4 billion), ranked USA's 2nd largest - after NYC. This industry supports over 19,000 local jobs. Here are the headquarters of Gibson (guitar company). However, Nashville's largest industry is healthcare, represented by over 300 companies and estimated annual economic impact around USD 30 billion and providing over 200,000 local jobs. The city is ranked USA's 3rd fastest growing economy and 1st for providing Professional and Business Service Jobs.
Automotive industry is represented by Nissan North America, having North America's largest manufacturing plant in Smyrna TN. Bridgestone is also headquartered in the city, with manufacturing plants in nearby counties. Real estate is another major industry as the city is ranked USA's 7th in terms of attractiveness to investors.
Tourism in Nashville is largely based on country music. Many tourists come here to attend live performances at Grand Ole Opry - world's longest live radio show. Other major attractions are Country Music Museum, Gaylord Opryland Resort, Opry Mills (shopping mall), MS General Jackson (paddlewheel riverboat), several antebellum plantation houses (Belle Meade, Carnton, Belmont Mansion), arts centers and galleries, Cheekwood Botanical Garden, Tennessee State Museum, Johnny Cash Museum, renown annual events (Film Festival, Fashion Week, Rock and Roll Marathon, Iroquois Steeplechase, CMA Music Festival, Tennessee State Fair, International Art Fair, Oktoberfest, Country Music Association Awards).
The Nashville cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Nashville, Tennessee.
If you lose the Nashville location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.