Nicknames of Indian cities

Like persons cities also have nicknames. Here is the complete list of Indian city nicknames. If a city is popular for a special reason that city will have a nickname.

City State Nick name
Agra Uttar Pradesh  Taj Nagari
Ahmedabad Gujarat Boston of India, Manchester of India
Allahabad Uttar Pradesh  Abode of the God, Sangam City, City of Prime Ministers
Amritsar Punjab Golden City
Asansol West Bengal Land of Black Diamond
Banglore Karnataka Electronic City of India

Garden City of India

Silicon Valley of India

Pensioners Paradise

Space City

Science city of India

IT Capital of India

Bhagalpur Bihar The Silk City of India
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh City of Lakes
Indore Madhya Pradesh Mini Mumbai
Bhubaneswar Odisha Temple City of India
Chandigarh Chandigarh The City Beautiful
Chennai Tamil Nadu Gateway of South India

Detroit of Asia

Auto Hub of India

Health Capital of India

Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Textile City of India, Manchester of South India
Coorg Karnataka Scotland of India
Darjeeling West Bengal The Queen of the Hills
Dhanbad Jharkhand The Coal Capital of India
Shillong Meghalaya Scotland of East
Dibrugarh Assam Tea City of India
Durgapur West Bengal Ruhr of India
Gandhinagar Gujarat Green city
Guwahati Assam Gateway of North East India
Nilgiri Tamil Nadu Blue Mountains
Hyderabad Telangana City of Pearls, City of Nizams, World Capital of Biryani, Hitech City
Jaipur Rajasthan Pink City, Paris of India, City of Palaces
Jaisalmer Rajasthan Golden City of India
Jamshedpur Jharkhand Steel City of India, Pittsburgh of India
Kanpur Uttar Pradesh Leather City of the World, Manchester of North India
Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir Switzerland of India
Kochi Kerala Gateway to Kerala, Queen of the Arabian Sea
Kolkata West Bengal City of Joy

City of Palaces

Cultural Capital of India

Gateway of Eastern India

Heaven of the Aged

Kolhapur Maharashtra City of Wrestlers
Kollam Kerala Prince of Arabian sea

Cashew Capital of the World

Gateway to Backwaters

Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Shiraz-e-Hind

Constantinople of the East

The Golden City of India

City of Nawabs

Madurai Tamil Nadu Athens of the East

City of Festivals

City of Four Junctions

Temple city

Sleepless City

Malda West Bengal Mango City
Mangalore Karnataka Rome of the East, Cradle of Indian Banking, Gateway of Karnataka
Mumbai Maharashtra City of Seven Islands

Financial Capital of India

Maya Nagari

City of Dreams

Gateway of India

Hollywood of India

Maximum City

Mundi Madhya Pradesh Power Hub City
Mussoorie Uttarakhand Queen of the Mountains
Mysore Karnataka Heritage City, Green City
Nagpur Maharashtra Orange City,
Nainital Uttarakhand City of Lakes
New Delhi Delhi City of Rallies
Patiala Punjab Royal City
Panipat Haryana City of Weavers, City of Handloom
Pondicherry Puducherry Paris of the East
Prayag Uttar Pradesh Abode of the God
Pune Maharashtra Queen of Deccan
Purulia West Bengal Manbhum City
Rishikesh Uttrakhand City of Sages, Yoga City
Siliguri West Bengal Gateway to the Dooars, City of Hospitality
Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir City of lakes
Tezpur Assam City of Blood
Thane Maharashtra City of Lakes
Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu Rock Fort City

Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India

Tucker Trichy

Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu City of Paddy fields, Oxford city of South India, Halwa city of India
Udaipur Rajasthan White City, City of Lakes, Venice of the East
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh Spiritual capital of India

Religious capital of India

City of Lights

City of Temples

City of Learning

Oldest living city on Earth

Holy City

Jodhpur Rajasthan Blue City, Sun City
Nashik Maharashtra Wine capital of India, Grape city of India, California of India
Surat Gujarat Diamond City Of India, City Of Diamonds, Textile city Of India
Vadodara Gujarat Cultural City Of India, Sayaji Nagari, Banyan City, World Capital Of Garba
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh City Of Destiny
Kakinada Andhra Pradesh Pensioners Paradise, City of Kaja
Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh The Place of Victory
Bhimavaram Andhra Pradesh Second Bardoli of India, City of Prawns
Rajahmundry Andhra Pradesh Cultural City
Guntur Andhra Pradesh City of Chillies
Vaniyambadi Tamil Nadu Leather city of South India
Warangal Telangana City of Lakes, City of Temples, Second city of Nizam
Zunheboto Nagaland Land Of Warriors