Nicknames of Indian Cities and States

Nicknames of Indian Cities and States PDF
Nicknames of Indian Cities and States
Along with the passage of time, Cities, States, and Regions get a nickname, due to many social, cultural, historical, and geographical factors. Here I have tried to compile a list of such nicknames associated with cities, towns, states and regions of India.


City/StateNickname/s
Andhra PradeshEgg bowl of Asia, Rice-bowl of India
BhimavaramSecond Bardoli of India
DharmavaramSilk City of Andhra Pradesh
GunturCity of Chillies
KakinadaPensioner's Paradise of Andhra
PidugurallaLime City
RajahmundryCultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh
TenaliParis of Andhra Pradesh
TirupatiSpiritual Capital of India
VisakhapatnamFinancial Capital of Andhra Pradesh, The Jewel of the East Coast, Goa of the East, The City of Destiny
VijayawadaLand of Victory
Arunachal PradeshLand of Rising Sun, Orchid State of India
Assam
DispurCity of Temples
DibrugarhTea City of India
Bihar
BhagalpurSilk City of Bihar
MuzaffarpurLand of Litchi
NalandaLand of Knowledge
DelhiHeart of India
New DelhiLutyen's Delhi, City of Rallies
Old DelhiCity of Mughals
GoaPearl of India
Gujarat
AhmedabadManchester of India, Boston of India
BarodaBanyan City, Cultural Capital of Gujarat,
BardoliButter City
GandhinagarGreen City
PalanpurCity of Flowers
SuratTextile City, Diamond City
HaryanaMilk Pail of India
AmbalaScience City
BhiwaniMini Cuba
FaridabadIndustrial City of Haryana
GurugramMillenium City, Cyber City
JindMilk City of Haryana
PanipatCity of Handloom, City of Weavers
RohtakSugar City of Haryana
Himachal PradeshApple State of India, Fruit Bowl of India, Peach Bowl of Asia
MandiChhoti Kashi
Lahaul-SpitiLittle Tibet
BharmaurLand of 84 Temples
ChambaValley of Honey and Milk
DharamshalaMini Lahasa
Jammu and Kashmir
KashmirSwitzerland of India
SrinagarCity of Lakes
Jharkhand
DhanbadCoal Capital of India
JamshedpurSteel City
Karnataka
BengaluruSilicon Valley of India, Science City of India, Garden City of India
CoorgScotland of India
MangaluruRome of the East
MysuruSandalwood City, Cultural Capital of Karnataka, City of Places
SakleshpurOoty of Poor Man
KeralaGod's own country, Spice Garden of India
KochiQueen of Arabian Sea
KozhikodeCity of Spices
KottayamCity of Letters, City of Murals, City of Latex,
KollamCashew Capital of the World, Prince of Arabian Sea
AlappuzhaVenice of the East
KasaragodLand of Seven Languages
PalakkadLand of Palm trees, Rice bowl of Kerala
ThrissurThe Cultural capital of Kerala, Land of Poorams, The land of Vadakkumnathan
Madhya PradeshSoya Region of India
BhopalCity of Lakes
IndoreMini Mumbai
Maharashtra
Akola CottonCity of India
IchalkaranjiManchester of Maharashtra
KolhapurCity of Wrestlers
MumbaiCity of Dreams, Financial Capital Of India, Maximum City, Hollywood of India
NagpurOrange City
NasikCity of Grapes
PuneQueen of Deccan, Oxford of the East, IT Hub of Maharashtra, Cultural Capital of Maharashtra
YavatmalCotton City
ManipurJewel of India
MeghalayaLand of the Clouds
ShillongScotland of East
Nagaland
ZunhebotoLand of Warriors
Odisha
BerhampurTextile City
BhuvneshwarCity of Temples
CuttackSilver City
Punjab
AmritsarGolden City
PatialaRoyal City
LudhianaManchester of Punjab
Chandigarh-Panchkula-MohaliTricity
RajasthanLand of Rajas
BundiLittle Kashi
JaipurPink City, Paris of India
JodhpurSun City, Blue City
UdaipurCity of Lakes, White City
DholpurDiamond City of Rajasthan
Tamil Nadu
ChennaiDetroit of Asia, Automobile Capital of India, Gateway of South India, Banking Capital of India
CoimbatoreManchester of South India
KodaikanalPrincess of Hill stations
MaduraiAthens of the East
NamakkalEgg City of India
OotyQueen of Hill Stations
SalemMango City
SivakasiKutty Japan
TirunelveliCity of Paddy Fields, Oxford of South India
Tuticorin (Thoothukudi)Pearl City
VaniyambadiLeather City of South
YercaudJewel of the South
Telangana
HyderabadCity of Briyani, City of Nizams, City of Pearls
NalgondaCity of Rocks
Hyderabad-SecunderabadTwin City
Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad (Prayagraj)Sangam City, City of Prime Ministers, King of Pilgrims
KanpurLeather City of the World
LucknowCity of Nawabs, City of Gardens
MeerutSports Capital of India
VaranasiCity of Temples, City of Ghats, Religious Capital of India
Uttrakhand
DehradunSchool Capital of India, Dron Nagari
HaldwaniGateway of Kumaon
HaridwarTeerth Nagari, Gateway of the Heaven
NainitalCity of Lakes
RishikeshYoga Capital of the World
West Bengal
AsansolCity of Black Diamond
Kolkatathe City of Joy, City of Palaces, Cultural Capital of India, Sweet Capital, Heaven of the Aged
DarjeelingQueen of the Hills
SiliguriGateway of the Northeast, Gateway to the Dooars
Others
AurovilleCity of Dawn
Damodar Valley RegionRuhr of India
PuducherryParis of the East
Northeast IndiaSeven Sisters
Also Read: Old and New Names of Indian Cities