Nicknames of Indian Cities - Complete List!

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : September 13th, 2022

Nicknames of Indian Cities: General Awareness is a high-scoring area for candidates in SSC and Railway exams. The purpose of this section is to assess applicants' awareness and understanding of global events. One of the most important topic of this section is Nicknames of Indian cities. Candidates often see 2 to 3 questions based on the Indian cities and their nicknames.

Today we will cover the Nicknames of Indian Cities in detail. In static GK, many questions are asked about the nicknames of Indian cities. This would be very helpful for upcoming RRB NTPC, SSC MTS, SSC GD Constable etc.

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Nicknames of Indian Cities

India is a large country with a total area of 3,287,263 square km. It is the 7th largest country in the world in terms of area. From ancient times there have been several cities built in India, and there are more than 4000 cities in India. Each city has its history, its own story from which its nicknames have been derived. 

Indian Cities & Their Nicknames

Candidates can look at the table below to learn about the Indian cities & their nicknames. 

Indian Cities Name

State

Nicknames of Indian Cities

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Pink City

Surat

Telangana

Silk City of India

Diamond City of India

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

Blue City
Sun City

Akola

Maharashtra

Cotton City of India

Bhagalpur

Bihar

Silk City

Udaipur

Rajasthan

City of Lakes

White City

Alappuzha 

Kerala

Venice of the East

Dibrugarh

Assam

Tea City of India

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Manchester of India
Boston of India
INDIA'S first world heritage city

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

City of Nawabs

Muzaffarpur

Bihar

The Land of Litchi
Sweet City

Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh

The Leather City 

Mumbai

Maharashtra

City of Seven Islands
Gateway of India
Financial Capital of India

Pune

Maharashtra

Deccan Queen

Nagpur

Maharashtra

Orange City

Nashik

Maharashtra

Wine Capital of India

Bengaluru

Karnataka

Garden City of India
Silicon Valley of India
Science City

Mangalore 

Karnataka

Rome of the East

Gateway of Karnataka
Cradle of Indian Banking

Coorg 

Karnataka

Scotland of India

Mysore 

Karnataka

Sandalwood City

Kolkata

West Bengal

City of Joy
City of Palaces

Asansol

West Bengal

Land of Black Diamond

Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

City of Destiny
Goa of the East

Hyderabad

Telangana

City of Pearls

Kochi

Kerala

Queen of Arabian Sea

Kozhikode (Calicut) 

Kerala

City of Spices

Thrissur (Trichur)

Kerala

Gold Capital of India

Kollam

Kerala

Cashew Capital of the World

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

City of Festivals
Athens of the East

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Detroit of Asia

Gate Way Of South India

Banking Capital of India

India's health capital

Electronic Manufacturing Hub in India

Coimbatore 

Tamil Nadu

Manchester of South India

Pondicherry

Puducherry

Paris of the East

Kashmir 

Jammu and Kashmir

Switzerland of India

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

Steel City of India
Pittsburgh of India

Panipat

Haryana

City of weavers

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

Temple City of India

Shillong

Meghalaya

Scotland of East

Durgapur

WestBengal

Ruhr of India

Hyderabad, Secunderabad

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Twin City

Jaisalmer

Rajasthan

Golden City

Importance of Nicknames of Indian Cities

Learning about the Nicknames of Indian Cities is mandatory from the exam perspective as nowadays there are so many questions asked in the Railways & SSC Exams 2022. There is a possibility that this trend will continue further, and in the upcoming exams as well there are chances that in the upcoming exams as well there may be questions asked about this topic. Therefore, candidates are advised to go through the table given above and get acquainted with the Nicknames of Indian cities. 

Sweet City of India

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) is known as the sweet city of India, It is famous for the production of Lychees. The warm and temperate city in Bihar is known for the best in taste Lychees. The climate is favourable for producing this vitamin-rich fruit that Muzaffarpur shares its bounty within India and exports to the rest of the world.

Cotton City of India

Akola (Maharastra) is called the Cotton city of India. It is the home of textile Mills in India. Due to high humidity, Akola is ideal for setting up cotton textile mills, and therefore it is known to be the Cotton City of India. 

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  • Candidates can find the Nicknames of Indian Cities in this article. Candidates are also advised to bookmark this article for the future as this is one of the crucial topic which is asked in SSC & Railways Exams 2022.

  • Learning about the Nicknames of Indian Cities is Important as this is an important topic of the examination and the weightage of this section is high in the Government examination 2022. So to score maximum marks go through the complete article.

  • Muzaffarpur is called the Sweet City of India as it is famous for its production of Lychees. The warm and temperate city in Bihar is known for the best in taste Lychees. The climate is favourable for the production of this vitamin-rich fruit.

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