Salem District

Population: 3480008 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Salem

 

Area: 5245 square kilometers

Density of population: 663 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 73.23% - Male: 80.70%, Female: 65.43%

Male Female Ratio: 1000:954

 

Boundaries of Salem District

 

North: Dharmapuri District, Tamil Nadu

South: Namakkal District and Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil Nadu

East: Erode District, Tamil Nadu

West: Viluppuram District and Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu

 

Salem District Average Rainfall: 842.34 mm

Salem District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 38 deg C

Salem District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 21 deg C

 

SALEM DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: Cauvery River, Thirumanimuthar, Vasishta Nadi, Sarabanga Nadi

Taluks: Attur, Edappadi, Gangavalli, Mettur, Omalur, Salem, Sankari, Valapady, Yercaud

Assembly Constituencies: Athoor, Edapadi, Gangavalli, Mettur, Omalur, Panamarathupatty, Salem North, Salem South, Salem West, Salem-I, Salem-II, Sankari, Talavasal, Taramangalam, Veerapandi, Yercaud

Hills: Nagarmalai, Jeragamalai, Kanjamalai, Godumalai, Kalrayan Hills, Pachaimalai, Shervaroyan Hills, Eastern Ghats, Sankagiri Malai, Paala Malai

 

Salem District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Sankagiri Fort

2. Poiman Karadu, Salem

3. Yercaud

4. Mettur Dam

5. Sri Kailasanathar Temple

6. Sri Kumaragiri Temple

7. Infant Jesus Church

8. Sri Siddeshwara Temple

 

Salem District Facts: The first cinema theatre Modern Theatres was established in Salem. Salem the district headquarters is the fourth most urbanized city in Tamil Nadu after Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai. The national highways NH 7, NH 47, NH 68 pass through the district. 

 

Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, cumbu, green gram, black gram, horse gram, turmeric, sugarcane, mango, tapiaco, groundnut, gingelly, red gram

 

Major Industries: Salem Steel Plant, Salem Diary, Sambandam Spinning ill, Jawahar Mills, Narasus Roller Flour Mills, Salem District Coop Spinning Mill, Tamil Nadu Magnesites, Tata Refractories, B. S. P. Refinaries

 

What is Salem District Famous For: Mango fruits, Stainless steel utensils, Yercaud Hill Station

 

Salem Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012

 

Places in Salem District

 
 
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