List of Nicknames of Indian Cities

List of Nicknames of Indian Cities: The nicknames of the below mentioned Indian cities are associated with their unique characteristics such as geographical location, natural beauty, presence of lakes, industries, production of particular agricultural products, and so forth. Check the complete list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames.
Updated: Nov 23, 2021 18:05 IST
List of Nicknames of Indian Cities
List of Nicknames of Indian Cities

List of Nicknames of Indian Cities: The nicknames of the below mentioned Indian cities are associated with their unique characteristics such as geographical location, natural beauty, presence of lakes, industries, production of particular agricultural products, and so forth. 

These nicknames also symbolise the descriptive name for a place or region such as sobriquets and slogans which have been known historically, officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards or chambers of commerce.

Through this article, we are providing you with a list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames. The list will prove to be helpful for the preparation of academic as well as competitive examinations.

List of Nicknames of Indian Cities

Name of Cities Nicknames of the Cities

Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

1. Manchester of India

2. Commercial Capital of Gujarat

3. Financial Capital of Western India

4. Boston of India

5. Heritage City

6. Twin City (with Gandhinagar)

7. Night City

Ajmer (Rajasthan)

Khwaja ki Nagri

Akola (Maharashtra)

The Cotton City

Alappuzha (Kerala)

Venice of the East

Anand (Gujarat)

Milk City

Asansol (West Bengal)

1. City of Brotherhood

2. Land of Black Diamond

Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh)

Land of Tigers

Ballia (Uttar Pradesh)

Baghi Ballia

Bardoli (Gujarat)

Butter City

Bengaluru (Karnataka)

1. Silicon Valley of India

2. Science city of India

3. Garden City of India

Bhagalpur (Bihar)

Silk City

Bishnupur (West Bengal)

Temple City of Bengal 

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

1. Detroit of Asia

2. Healthcare Capital of India

3. Gate Way of South India

4. City of Flyovers

5. Electronic Manufacturing Hub in India

6. Banking Capital of India

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

1. Manchester of South India

2. Textile City of India

3. Engineering City of India

4. Financial Capital of Tamil Nadu

5. Pump City of India

Darjeeling (West Bengal)

Queen of the Hills

Dehradun (Uttrakhand)

Indian City of Love

Dhanbad (Jharkhand)

Coal Capital of India

Dibrugarh (Assam)

Tea City of India

Durgapur (West Bengal)

Ruhr of India

Erode (Tamil Nadu)

Turmeric City of India

Gaya (Bihar)

The City of Enlightenment

Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

1. Green City

2. Twin City (with Ahmedabad)

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh)

Chilli Capital of India

Hajipur (Bihar)

Bananas City

Howrah (West Bengal)

1. Land of Figurines

2. Village of Reui

Hyderabad (Telangana)

1. City of Pearls

2. City of Nizams

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

1. Pink City of India

2. Heritage City

3. Rajwaro ka Shahar

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)

1. Steel City of India

2. Pittsburg of India

Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

1. Blue City

2. Sun City

Kannur (Kerala)

City of Looms and Lores

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Leather City

Kasaragod (Kerala)

1. Land of Seven Languages

2. Hrkwillia

Kochi (Kerala)

1. The Queen of the Arabian Sea

2. Commercial Capital of Kerala

3. Judicial Capital of Kerala

4. Gateway of Kerala

5. Hub of Malayalam Film Industry

Kodagu (Karnataka)

Scotland of India

Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu)

Princess of Hill stations

Kolkata (West Bengal)

1. City of Joy

2. Cultural Capital of India

3. City of Surprises

4. City of Passion

5. Heaven of the Aged

6. City of Buildings

7. City of Palaces

8. City of Castles

9. Capital of West Bengal

Kollam (Kerala)

Cashew Capital of the World

Kolhapur (Maharashtra)

City of Wrestlers

Kozhikode (Kerala) City of Spices
Krishnanagar (West Bengal) Land of Figurines

Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)

The Gateway of Rayalaseema

Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu)

Cambridge of South India

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

City of Nawabs

Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

1. City of Festivals

2. City of Jasmine

3. Athens of the East

4. Capital of Pandya Nadu

5. City of Festivals

6. Capital of Pandya Nadu

Malappuram (Kerala)

Soccer Capital

Malda (West Bengal)

Mango City

Mangaluru (Karnataka)

1. Ice cream capital of India

2. Gateway of Karnataka

3. Rome of The East

Midnapore (West Bengal)

City of Tribal Tradition

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

1. City of Seven Islands

2. Gateway of India

3. Hollywood of India

Mussoorie (Uttarakhand)

Queen of the Mountains

Muzaffarpur (Bihar)

The Land of Leechi

Mysuru (Karnataka) 

1. Sandalwood City

2. Cultural Capital of Karnataka

Nabadwip (West Bengal)

Oxford of Bengal

Nagpur (Maharashtra)

1. Orange City

2. Tiger Capital

Ooty (Tamil Nadu)

Queen of Hill Stations

Palakkad (Kerala)

1. Land of Palm trees

2. Rice bowl of Kerala

Patiala (Punjab)

Royal City

Panipat (Haryana)

City of Weavers

Puducherry (Tamil Nadu)

1. Paris of the East

2. City of Dawn

Pune (Maharashtra)

1. Oxford of the East

2. Queen of Deccan

Rajamahendravaram (Andhra Pradesh)

Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh

Rishikesh (Uttarakhand)

1. Adventure Capital of India

2. Rafting Capital of India

3. Yoga Capital of the World

Siliguri (West Bengal)

1. Gateway to the Dooars

2. City of Hospitality

Surat (Gujarat)

1. City of Diamonds

2. Silk City of India

Sakleshpur (Karnataka)

Poor Man's Ooty

Sariska (Rajasthan)

Tiger Reserve

Tenali (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra Paris

Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu)

1. Dollar City of India

2. Textile Capital of Tamil Nadu

3. Baniyan City

4. Knit Wear Capital of India

Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu)

1. Pearl City

2. Gateway of Tamil Nadu

Thrissur (Kerala)

1. The Cultural Capital of Kerala

2. Land of Poorams

3. The land of Vadakkumnathan

4. Gold capital of India

Tezpur (Assam)

City of Blood

Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)

1. Oxford city of south India

2. Halwa city

3. City of paddy fields

Trivandrum (Kerala)

Evergreen City of India

Udaipur (Rajasthan)

1. White City

2. City of Lakes

3. Venice of the East

Vadodara (Gujarat)

1. Banyan City

2. Cultural Capital of Gujarat/ Sanskari Nagari

3. Power Hub of India

4. Pensioners' City

The nickname of Indian cities is an important topic from the examination point of view. We sincerely hope that the above GK list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames will prove to be helpful to the aspirants of various government and competitive examinations. 

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