Memphis (Tennessee)

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Memphis, Tennessee
Drapeau de Memphis, Tennessee Armoiries de Memphis, Tennessee
Armorial bearings
Emplacement de Memphis
Site of Memphis
Founded in
County Shelby
Mayor W. W. Herenton
763,4 km²
() 650 100 inhabitants
Exchange ( -6)
Geographical co-ordinates
WGS-84 (GPS)
35°7' 3 "N
89°58' 16 "O

Memphis is the seat of county of Shelby in the state of (The United States), at the edge of .

air sight of Memphis

Memphis is a harbour city and a great industrial center. It was always considered "the cradle of »: the famous street Beale Street gather many clubs of which that of B.B. King. The city is also known amateurs of rock'n'roll. Presley Elvis, which grew in Memphis, there had made build a sumptuous residence, Graceland, in which he died it .

was assassinated there it 4 April .

Population (2005): 645 000 (1 240 000 with the suburbs). Memphis is today the second agglomeration of Tennessee.

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