Memphis is a city in southwestern Tennessee, and the largest in the state. Its population as of 2005 was approximately 672,000.  It was the site of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968.
Memphis is the location of Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley and one of the most-visited tourist attractions in the United States. In 2017, a new $45 million entertainment center featuring the work of Elvis opened across the street from his residence.
Memphis is also an ancient city in northern Egypt.