Salem is a city in Tamil Nadu state of southern India. It is the headquarters of Salem District. Salem is the 5th largest city in Tamilnadu and it is situated on the banks of ThiruManimuthar River.
Salem is known as the Mango city in Tamil Nadu
Salem is also known as Steel City. It's also famous for Sago, Bauxite, Lorry Body building, Hand loom weaving and Steel Plants. Salem is a Geologist's paradise, surrounded by hills and the landscape dotted with hillocks. Salem has vibrant culture dating back to the ancient KonguNadu. As a district, Salem has its significance in various aspects.
Salem is one of the major textile centers in the country. Shevaroys and Yercaud hills are famous tourist places in Salem District. Salem is an important regional centre. It is well connected with most of the city by rail and road networks