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Monday, April 6, 2020

Complete List of Indian Cities and their Nicknames

Many Indian cities and towns are known by one or more nicknames officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards or chambers of commerce. These nicknames are inherited or fondly called based on their historical importance, abundance of some specific things or some other known or unknown reasons.


List of Indian Cities and their Nicknames is one of the key static GK topics for any time competitive exams in Assam ranging from APSC, Assam TET, Assam Police, PNRD, etc to even for various Grade IV recruitment.

Here is the list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames.



Name of City
Nick Name/s
Kolkata
City of Joy
Cultural Capital of India
City of Palaces
City of Castles
Visakhapatnam
The Jewel of the East Coast
Bhagalpur
Silk City
Gaya
The City of Enlightenment
Shimla
Queen of hills
Ahmedabad
Manchester of India
Boston of India
Surat
Diamond City of India
Baroda (Vadodara)
Banyan City
Power Hub of India
Malda
Mango city
Siliguri
Gateway of east India
Kurukshetra
City of Mahabharata
Panipat
City of weavers
Jamshedpur
Steel City of India
Dhanbad
The Coal Capital of India
Bengaluru (Bengaluru)
Silicon Valley of India
Science City of India
Garden City of India
Mysore (Mysuru)
City of Palaces
Kochi
Queen of Arabian Sea
Kozhikode (Calicut)
City of Spices.
Mumbai
City of dreams
Nagpur
Orange City
Pune
Oxford of the East
Bhubaneswar
The Temple City
Puri
Holy Capital
Ludhiana
Manchester of Punjab
Amritsar
City of golden temple
Jaipur
Pink City
Jodhpur
Blue City
Udaipur
City of Lakes
Jaiselmer
Golden city
Chennai (Madras)
Detroit of Asia
Gateway of South India
Automobile hub of Asia
Coimbatore
Manchester of the South India
Hardware City of India
Puducherry (Pondicherry)
Paris of the East
Sivakasi
Crackers City of India
Ooty
Queen of Hill Stations
Kodaikanal
Princess of Hill stations
Madurai
Athens of the East
City of Festivals
City of Four Junctions
Temple city
Sleepless City
Kanchipuram
Temple city
Silk city of India
Hyderabad
City of Pearls
City of Nizams
Noida
IT capital of North India
Singapore of India
India's first smart city
Agra
City of Love
City of Taj
Varanasi
The City of Ghats
The City of Shiva
The City of light
The City of Temples
The City of Music
Spiritual Capital of India
Prayag Raj (Allahabad)
Sangam City
City of Prime Ministers
Abode of God
King of Pilgrims
Kanpur
Manchester of the East
Lucknow
City of Nawabs
Vrindavan
City of widows
Jaipur
Pink city
Shillong
Scotland of the East
Guwahati
City of Eastern Astrology
Gateway of North East India
Guntur
City of Chillies
City of Spices