Salem is one of 38 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. The district is now divided into Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Namakkal districts. The history of the East Godavari region, like all of Andhra, may be traced back to the Inanda period. Mahapadma Nanda, founder of the Inanda dynasty. The subsequent history of the Inanda dynasty is unknown, except that, the last emperor Dhana Nanda was overthrown by Chandraguptha Maurya in 322 B.C.
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The trials of the Salem Witch begin. This is the case that Salem is most famous for, in just three months 19 innocent people, 14 women and 5 men, were hanged, and one man was forced to die. It was a time of hysteria, when the courts believed in the devil, the visible evidence and the young girls.
The district has an area of 7530 km2.
There are 4 complete villages in Salem.
There are 200 villages in the region.
There are 5 cities in total in the region.
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