Indian Cities Nicknames

Complete list of nicknames of Indian cities, which are available in State-wise useful for various competitive exams.

S.No City Name Nick Names
1 Hyderabad-Secunderabad (Telangana) Twin City
2 Hyderabad (Telangana) City of Nizams, City of Pearls, Bangle City, Hitech City
3 Tenali (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Paris
4 Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) City of Chillies, City of Spices
5 Bhimavaram (Andhra Pradesh) Secon Bardoli of India
6 Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh) Cultural City
7 Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) Fertilizer City, Pensioner’s Paradise, Second Madras
8 Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) Place of Victory, Land of Victory
9 Amritsar (Punjab) Golden City
10 Patiala (Punjab) Royal City
11 Muzzaffarpur (Bihar) Lychee City
12 Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Manchester of India, Boston of India
13 Palanpur (Gujarat) City of Diamonds, Flower City
14 Surat (Gujarat) Diamond City
15 Bardoli (Gujarat) Butter City
16 Bhopal  (Madhya Pradesh) City of Lakes
17 Mundi (Madhya Pradesh) Power Hub City
18 Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) City of Rivers
19 Panipat (Haryana) City of Weavers, Eco-City
20 Gurgaon (Haryana)  Millennium City
21 Allahabad or Prayag (Uttar Pradesh) Abode of the God, Sangam City, City of Prime Ministers
22 Agra (Uttar Pradesh) Taj Nagari, Petha Nagari
23 Varanasi or Benares or Banaras or Kashi (Uttar Pradesh) City of Temples, Holy City, Religious Capital of India
24 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Leather City, Manchester of the East
25 Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) Sports Capital of india, Scissor City
26 Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) City of Nawabs, City of Marbels, City of Elephants
27 Mysore (Karnataka) Sandal Wood City
28 Coorg (Karnataka) Scotland of India
29 Auroville (Pondicherry) City of Dawn
30 Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) Steel city, Pittsburg of India
31 Dhanbad (Jharkhand) Coal Capital of India
32 Udaipur (Rajasthan) Lake City, White City, Venice of the East
33 Jaipur (Rajasthan) Pink City, City of Palaces, Paris of India
34 Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Sun City, Blue City
35 Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) Golden City
36 Tezpur (Assam) City of Blood
37 Bhuvaneshwar (Orissa) Temple City
38 Cuttack (Orissa) Silver City
39 Yavatmal (Maharashtra) Cotton City
40 Mumbai (Maharashtra) City of Seven Islands, Gateway of India, Hollywood of India, City of Dreams
41 Thane (Maharashtra) City of Lakes
42 Nasik (Maharashtra) Grape City, Wine Capital
43 Pune (Maharshtra) Deccan Queen
44 Nagpur (Maharashtra) City of Orange
45 Kolhapur (Maharashtra) City of Wrestlers
46 Ichalkaranji (Maharashtra) Manchester of Maharashtra
47 Bengaluru or Bangalore (Karnataka) Garden City, Electronic City, Silicon Valley, Space City, Pensioners Paradise
48 Yercaud (Tamil Nadu) Poor Man’s Ooty
49 Vaniyambadi (Tamil Nadu) Leather City of South India
50 Salem (Tamil Nadu) Mango City
51 Namakkal (Tamil Nadu) Egg City
52 Tiruchirappali or Trichy (Tamil Nadu) Rock Fort City, Energy Equipment & Fabrication Capital of India
53 Nilgris (Tamil Nadu) Blue Mountains
54 Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Gateway of South India, Detroit of Asia or India, Motor city of India, Banking capital of India, Autohub of India
55 Madurai (Tamil Nadu) City of Festivals, Temple City, Sleepless City
56 Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) Manchester of the South, Textile city of India, Capital of Kongu Nadu, Engineering City of India
57 Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu) Pearl City, Pearl Harbor of India
58 Rishikesh (Uttarkand) City of Sages, Yoga City
59 Nainital (Uttarkhand) City of Lakes
60 Mussorie (Uttarakhand) Hill Queen City
61 Kollam (Kerala) Cashew Capital of the World, Prince of Arabian Sea
62 Alappuzha (Kerala) Venice of the East
63 Trivandrum (Kerala) City of Statues
64 Kochi or Cochin (Kerala) Queen of Arabian Sea, Garden of Spices
65 Kolkatta (West Bengal) City of Castles, City of Buildings
66 Asansol (West Bengal) Land of Black Diamonds
67 Darjeeling (West Bengal) The Queen of the Hills
68 Durgapur (West Bengal) Ruhr of India
69 Malda (West Bengal) Mango City
70 Siliguri (West Bengal) Gateway of North East India, City of Hospitality
71 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) Land of Rising Sun
72 Dispur (Assam)  (A locality in the Guwahati city, which is capital of Assam) City of Temples
73 Guwahati (Assam) City of Eastern Astrology, City of Temples, Gateway of North East India
74 Shillong (Meghalaya) Scotland of the East
75 New Delhi (NCR-National Capital Region) City of Rallies
76 Noida (NCR) IT Capital of NCR