A Complete List Of Nickname Of Indian Cities (2022)

Welcome to Rajdst, 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. 

The Nickname of Indian cities has been named by the public or a particular person.

Nicknames of many cities in India have been known historically, officially, and unofficially, to outsiders and locals, or their tourism chambers of commerce.

Read the complete list of City Nickname of Indian Cities to enhance your knowledge because the nickname of states and cities are asked in various exams, make sure to read it all.

Nickname Of Indian Cities

Andhra Pradesh

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhimavaram a) City Of Prawns
b) Second Bardoli Of India
2 Dharmavaram Silk City Of Andhra Pradesh
3 Guntur City Of Chillies
4 Kakinada a) City Of Kaja
b) Mini Canada Of India
c) Pensioner’s Paradise
d) Second Madras Of India
5 Madanapalle Andhra Ooty
6 Piduguralla Lime City Of India
7 Rajahmundry Cultural Capital Of Andhra Pradesh
8 Tenali Andhra Pari
9 Tirupati Spiritual Capital Of Andhra Pradesh
10 Vijayawada The Place Of Victory
11 Visakhapatnam a) Financial Capital Of Andhra Pradesh
b) Goa Of The East
c) The City Of Destiny
d) The Jewel Of The East Coast


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Dibrugarh Tea City Of India
2 Dispur City Of Temples
3 Guwahati Gateway Of North East India
4 Tezpur The City Of Blood

Arunachal Pradesh

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Itanagar Land Of Rising Sun


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhagalpur Silk City
2 Gaya The City Of Enlightenment
3 Hajipur Bananas City
4 Madhubani The City Of Mithila & Madhubani Art
5 Muzaffarpur The Land Of Leechi
6 Nalanda Land Of Knowledge
7 Patna The City Of Leaders


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhilai Steel capital Of India
2 Chhattisgarh Rice Bowl Of India
3 Jagdalpur Tourism Capital Of Chhattisgarh
4 Kanker Gateway Of Bastar
5 Korba Power Hub Of Chhattisgarh


No. City/Town Nickname
1 New Delhi City Of Rallies


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Ahmedabad a) Boston Of India
b) India’s First World Heritage City
c) Manchester Of India
2 Bardoli Butter City
3 Baroda (Vadodara) a) Banyan City
b) Cultural Capital Of Gujarat
c) Power Hub Of India
d) Sanskari Nagari
e) World Capital Of Garba
4 Gandhinagar Green City
5 Kutch a) City Of Largest Salt Desert In The World
b) Rann Of Kutch
6 Surat a) Diamond City Of The World
b) Textile City Of India


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhiwani Mini Cuba
2 Gurugram Millennium City Of India
3 Kurukshetra City Of Mahabharata
4 Panipat a) City Of Handloom
b) City Of Weavers

Himachal Pradesh

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Dharamshala Mini Lahasa
2 Mandi a) Choti Kashi
b) The Cultural Capital Of Himachal
c) Varanasi Of Hills
3 Shimla Queen Of Hills
4 Solan Mushroom City Of India


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Dhanbad The Coal Capital Of India
2 Jamshedpur a) Pittsburgh Of India
b) Steel City Of India


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Belgaum (Belagavi) Kundanagari
2 Bengaluru a) Electronic City Of India
b) Garden City Of India
c) IT Capital Of India
d) Science City Of India
e) Silicon Valley Of India
f) Space City
3 Bhatkal Mini Dubai
4 Bidar a) Crown Town Of Karnataka
b) Land Of Bidri Crafts
5 Channagiri Land Of Arecanut
6 Channapatna Town Of Toys (“Gombegala nagara”)
7 Chikmagalur a) Coffee Land Of India
b) Switzerland Of Karnataka
8 Coorg (Kodagu) Scotland Of India
9 Davangere Land Of Butter Dosa
10 Dharwad Vidyanagari
11 Hubli (Hubballi) a) Chota Bombay
b) City Of Brave Warriors
12 Kalaburagi a) Land Of Sufi Saints
b) Land Of Toor dal
13 Koppal Land Of Kinhal Craft
14 Mangaluru (Mangalore) a) Ice Cream Capital Of India
b) Rome Of The East
15 Mysore (Mysuru) a) City Of Palaces
b) Cultural Capital Of Karnataka
c) Royal City Of Karnataka
d) Sandalwood City
e) The Heritage City Of Karnataka
16 Sakleshpur (Sakleshpura) Poor Man’s Ooty
17 Shimoga Waterfalls Paradise Of India
18 Udupi a) City Of Intellectuals
b) Cradle Of Indian Banking
19 Vijayapura (Bijapur) Land Of Jowar Roti And Groundnut Chatni


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Alappuzha (Alleppey) Venice Of The East
2 Kannur (Cannanore) City Of Looms And Lores
3 Kasaragod a) Harkwillia
b) Land Of Seven Languages
4 Kochi (Cochin) a) Queen Of Arabian Sea
b) The Financial Capital Of Kerala
5 Kollam (Quilon) a) Cashew Capital Of The World
b) Gateway To Backwaters
c) Prince Of Arabian Sea
6 Kottayam a) City Of Lakes
b) City Of Latex
c) City Of Letters (Akshara Nagari)
d) City Of Murals
7 Kozhikode (Calicut) City Of Spices
8 Malappuram Soccer Capital
9 Palakkad a) Land Of Palm trees
b) Rice Bowl Of Kerala
10 Thiruvananthapuram a) City Of Statues
b) The Evergreen City Of India
11 Thrissur a) Gold Capital Of India
b) Land Of Poorams
c) The Cultural Capital Of Kerala
d) The Land Of Vadakkumnathan
12 Wayanad God’s Own District

Madhya Pradesh

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhopal City Of Lakes
2 Indore a) Cleanest City Of Asia
b) Mini Mumbai
3 Mundi Power Hub City
4 Sagar Heart Of Undivided India
5 Ujjain City Of Temples


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Ichalkaranji Manchester Of Maharashtra
2 Jalgaon a) Banana City
b) Gold City
3 Khamgaon Silver City
4 Kolhapur City Of Wrestlers
5 Mumbai a) City Of Dreams
b) City Of Seven Island
c) Film City Of India
d) Financial Capital Of India
e) Gateway Of India
f) Hollywood Of India
g) Manchester Of India
6 Nagpur Orange City
7 Nashik a) California Of India
b) Grape City Of India
c) The Wine Capital Of Maharashtra
d) The Wine Capital Of India
8 Pune a) Oxford Of The East
b) Motor City Of India
c) Queen Of The Deccan
d) The Cultural And Historical Capital Of Maharashtra
e) The Cultural Hub Of Maharashtra
9 Thane City Of Lakes
10 Yavatmal Cotton City


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Moreh Mini India


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Shillong Scotland Of East


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Zunheboto Land Of Warriors


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhubaneswar a) IT City Of East India
b) Sports Capital Of India
c) The Temple City
2 Brahmapur Silk City Of Odisha
3 Cuttack a) Dominant City Of Ancient India
b) Gateway Of East India
c) Linguistic Dominant Of East
d) Millennium City
e) Silver City
4 Deogarh City Of Waterfalls
5 Puri a) Holy Capital
b) Spiritual capital Of Odisha
6 Rourkela a) Industrial Capital Of Odisha
b) Steel City Of Odisha
7 Sambalpur a) Cultural Capital Of Odisha
b) Diamond City


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Pondicherry Paris Of The East


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Abohar Africa Of Punjab
2 Amritsar City Of Golden Temple
3 Kapurthala City Of Gardens
4 Ludhiana Manchester Of India
5 Patiala Royal City


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Bhilwara a) Manchester Of Rajasthan
b) Textile City
2 Bikaner Camel Country
3 Jaipur a) City Of Palaces
b) Paris Of India
c) Pink City
d) Red City
4 Jaisalmer Golden City
5 Jodhpur a) Blue City
b) Sun City
6 Udaipur a) City Of Lakes
b) Venice Of The East
c) White City

Tamil Nadu

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Chennai (Madras) a) Automobile Hub Of Asia
b) Banking Capital Of India
c) Capital Of South India
d) City Of Flyovers
e) Cultural Capital Of South India
f) Detroit Of Asia
g) Gateway Of South India
h) Healthcare Capital Of India
i) IT Hub Of TamilNadu
2 Chidambaram a) Educational Hub
b) Fast-Growing Industrial City
c) Mangrove City
d) Temple City
3 Coimbatore (Kovai) a) Capital Of Kongu Nadu Or Chera Nadu (Modern Day) Or West Tamil Nadu
b) Engineering City Of India
c) Hardware City Of India
d) Manchester Of South India
e) Sports Capital Of South India
4 Erode a) Textile City
b) Turmeric City
c) Yellow City
5 Kanchipuram a) Home Of Athi Varadhar(GOD)
b) Silk City Of India
c) Temple City
6 Kodaikanal Princess Of Hill stations
7 Kumbakonam Temple City Of Tamil
8 Madurai a) Athens Of East
b) City Of Jasmine
c) City Of Junction
d) Sleepless City (Thoonga Nagaram)
9 Namakkal Egg City
10 Nilgiri Blue Mountains
11 Ooty Queen Of Hill Stations
12 Palani Spiritual Capital Of Tamil Nadu Or Kongu Nadu
13 Salem a) Mango City
b) Steel City
14 Sivakasi a) Crackers City Of India
b) Kutty (Little) Japan
15 Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) a) Pearl City Of India
b) Salt Capital Of South India
c) Sea Gateway Of Tamil Nadu
16 Tiruchirappalli a) Energy Equipment And Fabrication Capital Of India
b) Rockfort City
c) Tucker Trichy
17 Tirunelveli a) City Of Paddy Fields
b) Oxford Of South India
18 Tiruppur a) Cotton City Of India
b) Dollar City Of India
c) Knit Wear Capital Of India
d) Textile City Of India
19 Vaniyambadi Leather Export Hubs Of India
20 Vellore a) City Of Tamil Kadavul Muruga
b) Fort City Of India
c) The City That Started The Indian Independence Movement
d) The City With Golden Temple
21 Yercaud a) Jewel Of The South
b) Poor Man’s Ooty


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Hyderabad a) Biryani Capital Of India
b) Centre Of Urdu Language
c) City Of Aimim
d) City Of Nawabs
e) City Of Nizam’s World
f) City Of Pearls
g) HITEC City
2 Secunderabad Twin City
3 Warangal a) City Of Lakes
b) City Of Temples
c) Second City Of Nizam


No. City/Town Nickname
1 Mussoorie a) Hill Queen City
b) Queen of the Mountains
2 Nainital City Of Lakes
3 Rishikesh Yoga Capital Of The World

Uttar Pradesh

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Agra a) City Of Love
b) City Of Taj
c) Petha Nagari
2 Ayodhya a) Another Name: Ayutthaya (Thailand) And Yogyakarta (Indonesia)
b) Birth Place Of Lord Rama
c) Hindu Sacred Place
d) Identity Place Of Hindus
e) Legendary City
f) The Ancient Korean Princess Heo Hwang-ok Came From Ayuta (Ayodhya)
3 Ballia Baghi Ballia
4 Firozabad Bangle City Of India
5 Ghaziabad Gateway Of Uttar Pradesh
6 Gorakhpur a) Important City For India And Nepal Relations
b) Known For Devotees Of Yogi Gorakhnath
c) Known For Geetapress Books Headquarter
d) Known For Gorakhpur Matth
e) Nawaboo Ke Baap Ka Sahar
f) Purvanchal Main City
7 Kanpur a) Crossroad Of National Highways
b) Leather City Of The World
c) Manchester Of The East
8 Lucknow a) City Of Nawabs
b) City Of Tehzeeb
c) Constantinople Of East
d) Golden City Of East
e) Happiest City
9 Meerut a) Scissor City
b) Sports Capital Of India
10 Noida a) India’s First Smart City
b) IT capital Of North India
c) Singapore Of India
11 Prayagraj (Allahabad) a) Abode Of God
b) City Of Prime Ministers
c) King Of Pilgrims
d) Sangam City
12 Varanasi a) Oldest Living City On Earth
b) Spiritual Capital Of India
c) The City Of Ghats
d) The City Of Lights
e) The City Of Music
f) The City Of Shiva
g) The City Of Temples
h) The Religious Capital Of India
13 Vrindavan City Of Widows

West Bengal

No. City/Town Nickname
1 Asansol a) City Of Brotherhood
b) Land Of Black Diamonds
2 Barddhaman a) City Of Peace
b) Royal Heritage City Of Bengal
3 Calcutta (Kolkata) a) City Of Castles
b) City Of Joy
c) City Of Palaces
d) Cultural Capital Of India
e) Heaven Of The Aged
4 Darjeeling a) Queen Of The Hills
b) Tea City
5 Durgapur Ruhr Of India
6 Howrah a) Glasgow Of India
b) Sheffield Of India
7 Jalpaiguri City Of Dooars
8 Kharagpur Mini India
9 Malda Mango City
10 Nadia Oxford Of East
11 Siliguri a) Gateway Of East India
b) Gateway To The Dooars


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