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Hello friends,  Here is another important static GK topic which is “Nicknames of Indian Cities”. Check out the full “list of nicknames of cities of India“. It is important for upcoming competitive exams like SSC CGL, RRB NTPC, UPSC and all other state exams. Download PDF of nicknames of Indian cities at the end of the table below.

Andhra Pradesh

City/Town Nickname
Bhimavaram • City Of Prawns
• Second Bardoli Of India
Dharmavaram • Silk City Of Andhra Pradesh
Guntur • City Of Chillies
Kakinada • City Of Kaja
• Mini Canada Of India
• Pensioner’s Paradise
• Second Madras Of India
Madanapalle • Andhra Ooty
Piduguralla • Lime City Of India
Rajahmundry • Cultural Capital Of Andhra Pradesh
Tenali • Andhra Pari
Tirupati • Spiritual Capital Of Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada • The Place Of Victory
Visakhapatnam • Financial Capital Of Andhra Pradesh
• Goa Of The East
• The City Of Destiny
• The Jewel Of The East Coast

Assam

City/Town Nickname
Dibrugarh • Tea City Of India
Dispur • City Of Temples
Guwahati • Gateway Of North East India
Tezpur • The City Of Blood

Arunachal Pradesh

City/Town Nickname
Itanagar • Land Of Rising Sun

Bihar

City/Town Nickname
Bhagalpur • Silk City
Gaya • The City Of Enlightenment
Hajipur • Bananas City
Madhubani • The City Of Mithila & Madhubani Art
Muzaffarpur • The Land Of Leechi
Nalanda • Land Of Knowledge
Patna • The City Of Leaders

Chhattisgarh

City/Town Nickname
Bhilai • Steel capital Of India
Chhattisgarh • Rice Bowl Of India
Jagdalpur • Tourism Capital Of Chhattisgarh
Kanker • Gateway Of Bastar
Korba • Power Hub Of Chhattisgarh

Delhi

City/Town Nickname
New Delhi • City Of Rallies

Gujarat

City/Town Nickname
Ahmedabad • Boston Of India
• India’s First World Heritage City
• Manchester Of India
Bardoli • Butter City
Baroda (Vadodara) • Banyan City
• Cultural Capital Of Gujarat
• Power Hub Of India
• Sanskari Nagari
• World Capital Of Garba
Gandhinagar • Green City
Kutch • City Of Largest Salt Desert In The World
• Rann Of Kutch
Surat • Diamond City Of The World
• Textile City Of India

Haryana

City/Town Nickname
Bhiwani • Mini Cuba
Gurugram • Millennium City Of India
Kurukshetra • City Of Mahabharata
Panipat • City Of Handloom
• City Of Weavers

Himachal Pradesh

City/Town Nickname
Dharamshala • Mini Lahasa
Mandi • Choti Kashi
• The Cultural Capital Of Himachal
• Varanasi Of Hills
Shimla • Queen Of Hills
Solan • Mushroom City Of India

Jharkhand

City/Town Nickname
Dhanbad • The Coal Capital Of India
Jamshedpur • Pittsburgh Of India
• Steel City Of India

Karnataka

City/Town Nickname
Belgaum (Belagavi) • Kundanagari
Bengaluru • Electronic City Of India
• Garden City Of India
• IT Capital Of India
• Science City Of India
• Silicon Valley Of India
• Space City
Bhatkal • Mini Dubai
Bidar • Crown Town Of Karnataka
• Land Of Bidri Crafts
Channagiri • Land Of Arecanut
Channapatna • Town Of Toys (“Gombegala nagara”)
Chikmagalur • Coffee Land Of India
• Switzerland Of Karnataka
Coorg (Kodagu) • Scotland Of India
Davangere • Land Of Butter Dosa
Dharwad • Vidyanagari
Hubli (Hubballi) • Chota Bombay
• City Of Brave Warriors
Kalaburagi • Land Of Sufi Saints
• Land Of Toor dal
Koppal • Land Of Kinhal Craft
Mangaluru (Mangalore) • Ice Cream Capital Of India
• Rome Of The East
Mysore (Mysuru) • City Of Palaces
• Cultural Capital Of Karnataka
• Royal City Of Karnataka
• Sandalwood City
• The Heritage City Of Karnataka
Sakleshpur (Sakleshpur• • Poor Man’s Ooty
Shimoga • Waterfalls Paradise Of India
Udupi • City Of Intellectuals
• Cradle Of Indian Banking
Vijayapura (Bijapur) • Land Of Jowar Roti And Groundnut Chatni

Kerala

City/Town Nickname
Alappuzha (Alleppey) • Venice Of The East
Kannur (Cannanore) • City Of Looms And Lores
Kasaragod • Harkwillia
• Land Of Seven Languages
Kochi (Cochin) • Queen Of Arabian Sea
• The Financial Capital Of Kerala
Kollam (Quilon) • Cashew Capital Of The World
• Gateway To Backwaters
• Prince Of Arabian Sea
Kottayam • City Of Lakes
• City Of Latex
• City Of Letters (Akshara Nagari)
• City Of Murals
Kozhikode (Calicut) • City Of Spices
Malappuram • Soccer Capital
Palakkad • Land Of Palm trees
• Rice Bowl Of Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram • City Of Statues
• The Evergreen City Of India
Thrissur • Gold Capital Of India
• Land Of Poorams
• The Cultural Capital Of Kerala
• The Land Of Vadakkumnathan
Wayanad • God’s Own District

Madhya Pradesh

City/Town Nickname
Bhopal • City Of Lakes
Indore • Cleanest City Of Asia
• Mini Mumbai
Mundi • Power Hub City
Sagar • Heart Of Undivided India
Ujjain • City Of Temples

Maharashtra

City/Town Nickname
Ichalkaranji • Manchester Of Maharashtra
Jalgaon • Banana City
• Gold City
Khamgaon • Silver City
Kolhapur • City Of Wrestlers
Mumbai • City Of Dreams
• City Of Seven Island
• Film City Of India
• Financial Capital Of India
• Gateway Of India
• Hollywood Of India
• Manchester Of India
Nagpur • Orange City
Nashik • California Of India
• Grape City Of India
• The Wine Capital Of Maharashtra
• The Wine Capital Of India
Pune • Oxford Of The East
• Motor City Of India
• Queen Of The Deccan
• The Cultural And Historical Capital Of Maharashtra
• The Cultural Hub Of Maharashtra
Thane • City Of Lakes
Yavatmal • Cotton City

Manipur

City/Town Nickname
Moreh • Mini India

Meghalaya

City/Town Nickname
Shillong • Scotland Of East

Nagaland

City/Town Nickname
Zunheboto • Land Of Warriors

Odisha

City/Town Nickname
Bhubaneswar • IT City Of East India
• Sports Capital Of India
• The Temple City
Brahmapur • Silk City Of Odisha
Cuttack • Dominant City Of Ancient India
• Gateway Of East India
• Linguistic Dominant Of East
• Millennium City
• Silver City
Deogarh • City Of Waterfalls
Puri • Holy Capital
• Spiritual capital Of Odisha
Rourkela • Industrial Capital Of Odisha
• Steel City Of Odisha
Sambalpur • Cultural Capital Of Odisha
• Diamond City

Puducherry

City/Town Nickname
Pondicherry • Paris Of The East

Punjab

City/Town Nickname
Abohar • Africa Of Punjab
Amritsar • City Of Golden Temple
Kapurthala • City Of Gardens
Ludhiana • Manchester Of India
Patiala • Royal City

Rajasthan

City/Town Nickname
Bhilwara • Manchester Of Rajasthan
• Textile City
Bikaner • Camel Country
Jaipur • City Of Palaces
• Paris Of India
• Pink City
• Red City
Jaisalmer • Golden City
Jodhpur • Blue City
• Sun City
Udaipur • City Of Lakes
• Venice Of The East
• White City

Tamil Nadu

City/Town Nickname
Chennai (Madras) • Automobile Hub Of Asia
• Banking Capital Of India
• Capital Of South India
• City Of Flyovers
• Cultural Capital Of South India
• Detroit Of Asia
• Gateway Of South India
• Healthcare Capital Of India
• IT Hub Of TamilNadu
Chidambaram • Educational Hub
• Fast-Growing Industrial City
• Mangrove City
• Temple City
Coimbatore (Kovai) • Capital Of Kongu Nadu Or Chera Nadu (Modern Day) Or West Tamil Nadu
• Engineering City Of India
• Hardware City Of India
• Manchester Of South India
• Sports Capital Of South India
Erode • Textile City
• Turmeric City
• Yellow City
Kanchipuram • Home Of Athi Varadhar(GO•
• Silk City Of India
• Temple City
Kodaikanal • Princess Of Hill stations
Kumbakonam • Temple City Of Tamil
Madurai • Athens Of East
• City Of Jasmine
• City Of Junction
• Sleepless City (Thoonga Nagaram)
Namakkal • Egg City
Nilgiri • Blue Mountains
Ooty • Queen Of Hill Stations
Palani • Spiritual Capital Of Tamil Nadu Or Kongu Nadu
Salem • Mango City
• Steel City
Sivakasi • Crackers City Of India
• Kutty (Little) Japan
Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) • Pearl City Of India
• Salt Capital Of South India
• Sea Gateway Of Tamil Nadu
Tiruchirappalli • Energy Equipment And Fabrication Capital Of India
• Rockfort City
• Tucker Trichy
Tirunelveli • City Of Paddy Fields
• Oxford Of South India
Tiruppur • Cotton City Of India
• Dollar City Of India
• Knit Wear Capital Of India
• Textile City Of India
Vaniyambadi • Leather Export Hubs Of India
Vellore • City Of Tamil Kadavul Muruga
• Fort City Of India
• The City That Started The Indian Independence Movement
• The City With Golden Temple
Yercaud • Jewel Of The South
• Poor Man’s Ooty

Telangana

City/Town Nickname
Hyderabad • Biryani Capital Of India
• Centre Of Urdu Language
• City Of Aimim
• City Of Nawabs
• City Of Nizam’s World
• City Of Pearls
• HITEC City
Secunderabad • Twin City
Warangal • City Of Lakes
• City Of Temples
• Second City Of Nizam

Uttarakhand

City/Town Nickname
Mussoorie • Hill Queen City
• Queen of the Mountains
Nainital • City Of Lakes
Rishikesh • Yoga Capital Of The World

Uttar Pradesh

City/Town Nickname
Agra • City Of Love
• City Of Taj
• Petha Nagari
Ayodhya • Another Name: Ayutthaya (Thailan• And Yogyakarta (Indonesi•
• Birth Place Of Lord Rama
• Hindu Sacred Place
• Identity Place Of Hindus
• Legendary City
• The Ancient Korean Princess Heo Hwang-ok Came From Ayuta (Ayodhy•
Ballia • Baghi Ballia
Firozabad • Bangle City Of India
Ghaziabad • Gateway Of Uttar Pradesh
Gorakhpur • Important City For India And Nepal Relations
• Known For Devotees Of Yogi Gorakhnath
• Known For Geetapress Books Headquarter
• Known For Gorakhpur Matth
• Nawaboo Ke Baap Ka Sahar
• Purvanchal Main City
Kanpur • Crossroad Of National Highways
• Leather City Of The World
• Manchester Of The East
Lucknow • City Of Nawabs
• City Of Tehzeeb
• Constantinople Of East
• Golden City Of East
• Happiest City
Meerut • Scissor City
• Sports Capital Of India
Noida • India’s First Smart City
• IT capital Of North India
• Singapore Of India
Prayagraj (Allahabad) • Abode Of God
• City Of Prime Ministers
• King Of Pilgrims
• Sangam City
Varanasi • Oldest Living City On Earth
• Spiritual Capital Of India
• The City Of Ghats
• The City Of Lights
• The City Of Music
• The City Of Shiva
• The City Of Temples
• The Religious Capital Of India
Vrindavan • City Of Widows

West Bengal

City/Town Nickname
Asansol • City Of Brotherhood
• Land Of Black Diamonds
Barddhaman • City Of Peace
• Royal Heritage City Of Bengal
Calcutta (Kolkata) • City Of Castles
• City Of Joy
• City Of Palaces
• Cultural Capital Of India
• Heaven Of The Aged
Darjeeling • Queen Of The Hills
• Tea City
Durgapur • Ruhr Of India
Howrah • Glasgow Of India
• Sheffield Of India
Jalpaiguri • City Of Dooars
Kharagpur • Mini India
Malda • Mango City
Nadia • Oxford Of East
Siliguri • Gateway Of East India
• Gateway To The Dooars

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