Nicknames of Indian Cities/States

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Nicknames of Indian Cities is an important topic for competitive exams. So today we are presenting you a short note on nicknames of Indian cities, which are State-wise with respect to memorize easily and also for the benefit of aspirants appearing for RBI, NABARD, SSC, IBPS SO, PO, SBI PO/SO
2018-19 and other competitive exams.

List of Nicknames of Indian Cities

Name of the City Nicknames State
Agra
  • City of Taj
  • Petha Nagari
Uttar Pradesh
Ahmedabad
  • Boston of India
  • Manchester of India
Gujarat
Allahabad or Prayagraj
  • Abode of the God
  • City of Prime Ministers
  • Sangam City
Uttar Pradesh
Amritsar Golden City of India Punjab
Asansol Land of Black Diamond West Bengal
Bengaluru or Banglore
  • Electronic City of India
  • Garden City of India
  • IT Capital of India
  • Science city of India
  • Silicon Valley of India
  • Space City
Karnataka
Bhagalpur The Silk City of India Bihar
Bhopal City of Lakes Madhya Pradesh
Indore Mini Mumbai Madhya Pradesh
Bhimavaram
  • City of Prawns
  • Second Bardoli of India
Andhra Pradesh
Bhubaneswar Temple City of India Odisha
Chandigarh The City Beautiful Chandigarh
Chennai
  • Auto Hub of India
  • Detroit of Asia
  • Gateway of South India
  • Health Capital of India
  • Banking Capital of India
  • Motor city of India
Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore
  • Textile City of India
  • Manchester of South India
  • Capital of Kongunadu
  • Engineering City of India
Tamil Nadu
Coorg Scotland of India Karnataka
Darjeeling Queen of the Hills West Bengal
Dhanbad The Coal Capital of India Jharkhand
Shillong Scotland of East Meghalaya
Dibrugarh Tea City of India Assam
Durgapur Rur of India West Bengal
Gandhinagar Green City Gujarat
Guntur City of Chillies , City of Spices Andhra Pradesh
Guwahati Gateway of North East India Assam
Nilgiri Blue Mountains Tamil Nadu
Hyderabad
  • City of Pearls
  • City of Nizams
  • Hightech City
  • World Capital of Biryani
  • Bangle City
Telangana
Hyderabad-Secunderabad Twin City Telangana
Jaipur
  • City of Palaces
  • Paris of India
  • Pink City
Rajasthan
Jaisalmer Golden City of India Rajasthan
Jamshedpur
  • Pittsburgh of India
  • Steel City of India
Jharkhand
Jodhpur
  • Blue City
  • Sun City
Rajasthan
Kakinada
  • City of Kaja
  • Pensioners Paradise
Andhra Pradesh
Kanpur
  • Leather City of the World
  • Manchester of North India
Uttar Pradesh
Kashmir Switzerland of India Jammu and Kashmir
Kochi or Cochin
  • Gateway to Kerala
  • Queen of the Arabian Sea
  • Garden of Spices
Kerala
Kolkata
  • City of Joy
  • City of Palaces
  • Cultural Capital of India
  • Gateway of Eastern India
  • Heaven of the Aged
  • City of Castles
  • City of Buildings
West Bengal
Kolhapur City of Wrestlers Maharashtra
Kollam
  • Cashew Capital of the World
  • Gateway to Backwaters
  • Prince of Arabian sea
Kerala
Lucknow
  • City of Nawabs
  • Constantinople of the East
  • Shiraz-e-Hind
  • The Golden City of India
Uttar Pradesh
Madurai
  • Athens of the East
  • City of Festivals
  • City of Four Junctions
  • Sleepless City
  • Temple City
Tamil Nadu
Malda Mango City West Bengal
Mangalore
  • Cradle of Indian Banking
  • Gateway of Karnataka
  • Rome of the East
Karnataka
Mumbai
  • City of Dreams
  • City of Seven Islands
  • Financial Capital of India
  • Gateway of India
  • Hollywood of India
  • Maximum City
  • Maya Nagari
Maharashtra
Mundi Power Hub City Madhya Pradesh
Mussoorie Queen of the Mountains,Hill Queen City Uttarakhand
Mysore
  • Green City
  • Heritage City
  • Sandal Wood City
Karnataka
Nagpur Orange City Maharashtra
Nainital City of Lakes Uttarakhand
Nasik
  • California of India
  • Grape city of India
  • Wine capital of India
Maharashtra
New Delhi City of Rallies Delhi
Patiala Royal City
Punjab
Panipat City of Handloom
City of Weavers
Haryana
Palanpur
  • City of Diamonds
  • Flower City
Gujrat
Pondicherry Paris of the East Puducherry
Prayag Abode of the God Uttar Pradesh
Pune Queen of Deccan Maharashtra
Purulia Manbhum City West Bengal
Rajahmundry Cultural City Andhra Pradesh
Rishikesh
  • City of Sages
  • Yoga City
Uttrakhand
Siliguri
  • City of Hospitality
  • Gateway to the Doors
West Bengal
Srinagar City of lakes Jammu and Kashmir
Surat
  • City Of Diamonds
  • Diamond City Of India
  • Textile city Of India
Gujarat
Tezpur City of Blood Assam

Thane
City of Lakes Maharashtra
Tiruchirappalli
  • Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India
  • Rock Fort City
  • Tucker Trichy
Tamil Nadu
Tirunelveli
  • City of Paddy fields
  • Halwa city of India
  • Oxford city of South India
Tamil Nadu
Udaipur
  • City of Lakes
  • Venice of the East
  • White City
Rajasthan
Vadodara
  • Banyan City
  • Cultural City Of India
  • Sayaji Nagari
  • World Capital Of Garba
Gujarat
Vaniyambadi Leather city of South India Tamil Nadu
Varanasi or Benares or Banaras or Kashi 
  • City of Lights
  • City of Temples
  • City of Learning
  • Holy City
  • Oldest living city on Earth
  • Religious capital of India
  • Spiritual capital of India
Uttar Pradesh
Vijayawada The Place of Victory Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam City Of Destiny
Andhra Pradesh
Warangal
  • City of Lakes
  • City of Temples
  • Second city of Nizam
Telangana
Zunheboto Land Of Warriors Nagaland
Tenali Andhra Paris Andhra Pradesh
Muzzaffarpur Lychee City Bihar
Bardoli Butter City Gujarat
Gurgaon Millennium City Haryana
Meerut Sports Capital of india, Scissor City Uttar Pradesh
Auroville City of Dawn Pondicherry
Cuttack Silver City Orissa
Yavatmal Cotton City Maharashtra
Ichalkaranji  Manchester of Maharashtra Maharashtra
Yercaud Poor Man’s Ooty Tamil Nadu
Salem Mango City Tamil Nadu
Namakkal Egg City Tamil Nadu
Tiruchirappali or Trichy Rock Fort City, Energy Equipment & Fabrication Capital of India Tamil Nadu
Nilgris Blue Mountains Tamil Nadu
Tuticorin Pearl City, Pearl Harbor of India Tamil Nadu
Alappuzha Venice of the East Kerala
Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)
  • City of Statues
  • Evergreen City of India
Kerala
Itanagar Land of Rising Sun Arunachal Pradesh
Dispur (A locality in the Guwahati city, which is capital of Assam) City of Temples Assam
Noida IT Capital of NCR NCR-National Capital Region
Shimla The Queen of Hills Himachal Pradesh

Ludhiana
  • Manchester of Punjab, 
  • City of industries, 
  • Home of cycles
Punjab
Dharmavaram Silk City of Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh
Piduguralla Lime City Andhra Pradesh
Tirupati
  • Spiritual Capital of India, S
  • piritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Madanapalli Andhra Ooty Andhra Pradesh
Nalanda land of knowledge Bihar
Korba Power hub of India Chhattisgarh
Jagdalpur Tourism capital of Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh
Bhilai Steel City of India Chhattisgarh
Kanker Gateway of Bastar Chhattisgarh
Sakleshpur  Poor Man's Ooty Karnataka
Kozhikode (Calicut) City of Spices Kerala
Kannur (Cannanore) City of Looms and Lores Kerala
Kottayam
  • City of letters (Aksharanagri),
  • City of Murals, 
  • City of latex, 
  • City of lakes
Kerala
Kasaragod
  • Land of Palm trees, 
  • Rice bowl of Kerala
Kerala
Thrissur
  • The Cultural capital of Kerala, 
  • Land of Poorams, 
  • The land of Vadakkumnathan, 
  • Gold capital of India.
Kerala
Wayanad God’s own district Kerala
Ujjain City Of Temples Madhya Pradesh

List of Nicknames of Indian States

States Nick Names
Andhra Pradesh Egg Bowl of Asia, Kohinoor of India
Arunachal Pradesh Land of Sunrise
Kerala Spice Garden of India
Punjab Land of Five rivers, Granary of India
Haryana Milk Pail of India
Himachal Pradesh All Season State, Apple State
Madhya Pradesh Soya Region
Sikkim Paradise of Botanists
Jammu and Kashmir Heaven in India
Chhattisgarh Rice Bowl of India

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