List of Indian Cities and their Nicknames

The nicknames of the cities or regions are associated with the unique characteristics such as unique geographical position, natural beauty, natural formations like lakes, type of industry, large and quality production of particular agriculture products etc. Here, we are giving the list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames which will be very helpful for the preparation of different competitive examinations.
Created On: Dec 27, 2016 17:47 IST

The nicknames of the cities or regions are associated with the unique characteristics such as unique geographical position, natural beauty, natural formations like lakes, type of industry, large and quality production of particular agriculture products etc. Sometimes, it also symbolises the descriptive name for a place or region such as sobriquets and slogans which have been known by historically, officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards or chambers of commerce. Here, we are giving the list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames which will be very helpful for the preparation of different competitive examinations.

List of Indian Cities and their Nicknames

Name of Cities

Nicknames of the Cities

Bengaluru (Karnataka)

1. Silicon Valley of India

2. Space City

3. Science city of India

4. Garden City of India

Bhagalpur (Bihar)

Silk City

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

1. Detroit of Asia

2. Automobile Capital of India

3. Gate Way Of South India

4. India's health capital

5. Electronic Manufacturing Hub in India

6. Banking Capital of India

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

Manchester of South India

Dibrugarh (Assam)

Tea City of India

Hyderabad (Telangana)

City of Pearls

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Pink City

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)

Steel City of India

Kolkata (West Bengal)

City of Joy

Kolhapur (Maharashtra)

City of Wrestlers

Kollam (Kerala)

Cashew Capital of the World

Kochi (Kerala)

Queen of Arabian Sea

Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)

The Gateway of Rayalaseems

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

City of Nawab

Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

1. City of Festivals

2. Temple city

3. Athens of the East

Mangalore (Karnataka)

1. Cradle Of Indian Banking

2. Gateway Of Karnataka

3. Rome Of The East

4. Petrochemical capital of South India

5. Ice cream capital of India

6. Jewel of the West Coast

7. City of cuisines

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

1. City of Seven Islands

2. Gateway of India

3. Hollywood of India

4. Maximum City

Mussoorie (Uttarakhand)

Queen of the Mountains

Muzaffarpur (Bihar)

The Land of Leechi

Nagpur (Maharashtra)

1. Orange City

2. Tiger Capital

Akola (Maharashtra)

The Cotton City

Patiala (Punjab)

Royal City

Panipat (Haryana)

City of Weavers

Pondicherry (Puducherry)

Paris of the East

Pune (Maharashtra)

1. Oxford of the East

2. Queen of Deccan

Siliguri (West Bengal)

Gateway to the Dooars

Surat (Gujarat)

Diamond City

Tezpur (Assam)

City of Blood

Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)

1. Oxford city of south India

2. Halwa city of India

3. City of paddy fields

Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu)

Pearl City

Udaipur (Rajasthan)

1. White City

2. City of Lakes

3. Venice of the East

Trivandrum (Kerala)

Evergreen City of India

Vadodara (Gujarat)

1. Banyan City

2. Cultural Capital of Gujarat/ Sanskari Nagari

3. Power Equipment Manufacturing Hub of India

4. Pensioners' City

A nickname of Indian cities is a very important on the examination point of view. Hence, in the above GK list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames gives a brief outline that will be easily memorize by the aspirants of different competitive examinations.

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