Mapping Nashville: How Many Cities Can You Fit Inside It?

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Nashville, Tennessee is an amazing cultural city, especially for music fans. But not too many people know that it is one of the largest U.S. cities by area, sprawling over 476 square miles, 10 times the size of San Francisco, California. If you were to explore the city from its NW end to its SE end in a straight line, it would be like crossing Miami, Philadelphia, and Washington DC one after another. Or if you started walking from the Eastern city limit going west, it would be like hiking through Manhattan, then Pittsburgh, cut through Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and finally cross San Francisco, to make it to the opposite end of town. A city with a population of merely 654,000, Nashville is so giant, it could easily fit 7 large U.S. cities inside it which have a combined population of 5.4 million.

Here’s a cool map that will give you a better idea of Nashville’s extraordinarily great size:

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Nadia Balint is a senior creative writer for RENTCafé. She covers news and trends in residential and commercial real estate and their impact on our everyday life, including rental housing, for-sale housing, real estate development, homeownership, market reports, insurance, landlord-tenant laws, personal finance, urban development, economy, sustainability, and social issues. Nadia holds a B.S. in Business Management from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. You can connect with Nadia via email.

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