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List of Indian Cities and their Nicknames

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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