Salem is a beautiful city and a Municipal Corporation in the Salem district of Tamil Nadu. Salem is also known as Mango city. This beautiful city is situated in the North Central part of the state. Salem is counted as the fifth biggest city in Tamil Nadu state in terms of population after Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, and Tiruchirappalli respectively. Salem is the main city of western Tamil Nadu. The city is located at the base of beautiful Yercaud hills.
The city is one of the major producers of traditional silver anklets that are quite popular among women. Major industries of the city are textile, steel, automotive and poultry. The city has one of the largest magnetite ore deposits in the country. Some of the leading companies such as Dalmia and Tanmag have mines here. Leigh Bazaar is famous as a large regional market for agro products. Some of the most important food crops which are grown in Salem district are paddy, cholam, cumbu, redgram, greengram, blackgram, horsegram, turmeric, sugarcane, mango, bannana, tapiaco, groundnut and gingelly. One can get proper information about the city through travel guide to Salem.