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Central Tamil Nadu is in Southern India, consisting of the districts of Karur, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, and Tiruchirappalli.


Map of Central Tamil Nadu
  • 1 Aragalur
  • 2 Karur
  • 3 Kulithalai
  • 4 Namakkal — a small historic city
  • 5 Pettavaithalai
  • 6 Salem — Mango City of India, This city is famous for sago, textiles, silver leg chains, Magnesite ore and boxite. Salem Steel is very famous worldwide. "Poor man ooti"-Yercaud is situated in salem. Mettur- The Stanley reservoir is also in Salem district
  • 7 Srirangam
  • 8 Tiruchirappalli — famous for temples like Malaikottai, Srirangam, Thiruvanai Kovil, Samaya puram, Vekkali amman, Vayalore, gopaldas diamond merchants
  • 9 Yercaud — trekker country

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  • Kolli Hills — Hill Station near Namakkal.1,300 metres above sea level
  • Mel Sidhar Koil — is also a place of interest which one can only trek on a full moon night
  • Sithar Koil — is a village situated near Elampillai, a textile hub of Salem. The importance of this place is 'NEVER DRY SPRINGS' in 5 - 6 feet ponds, from herb-abundant mountain named 'Kanchamalai'. This mountain is rich with minerals and is said to be a small piece fallen from Hanuman's Sanjeevi Malai! The deity 'Siddheswarar' is a much worshipped god in and around the place. But, one should be careful with the monkeys
  • Tharamangalam Temple — is 20 km. from Salem and can be reached by road via Salem Steel Plant. This place is famous for its architecture dating back to around 200 years. One of the important sculptures is Vali Vatham by Rama. Rama can see Vali but Vali cannot see Rama
  • K.Pudur Village is home to many temples


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