Cities and their nicknames of India and World

Cities and their nicknames are listed below. Many cities of India and the world are known with the special name. This name describes the geographical, cultural heritage or some sort of speciality of that city. This helps to identify the city with their unique speciality. It helps to attract tourists as nicknames describe the city.

In the competitive exams, cities and their nicknames in India or from cities and their nicknames in the world are asked. At least one time you need to study this topic as in many exams like in SSC Railway or Banking exams it is frequently asked. It is also helpful for the students of class 7 and 8.

Cities and their nickname
Cities and their Nicknames

List of Indian cities and their nicknames

Name of the CityNickname of City
AhmedabadThe Manchester of India,
AkolaThe Cotton city
AmritsarThe Golden City
BengaluruSilicon Valley of India , Space City, Science city of India , Garden City of India
ChennaiDetroit of Asia, The Detroit of South India, Automobile Capital of India, Gate way of South India, India’s health capital, Electronic Hub in India, Banking Capital of India.
CoimbatoreManchester of South India
ChandigarhDream city of Jawaharlal Nehru
DhanbadCoal Capital of India
DibrugarhTea city of India.
HyderabadCity of Pearls
JamshedpurSteel City of India, Pittsburgh of India
JaipurPink city
JodhpurBlue City
Kanpur Leather city of the World
Kochi Queen of Arabian Sea
Kolhapur City of Wrestlers
KolkataCity of Joy, Heaven of the Aged, City of Palaces
Kollam Cashew Capital of the World
KurnoolThe Gateway of Rayalaseema
Kozhikode City of Spices
LucknowCity of Nawab
MaduraiCity of Festivals, temple city, Athens of the East
MangaloreCradle of Indian Banking, Gateway of Karnataka, Rome of the east, Petrochemical capital of south India, Ice Cream capital of India, jewel of the West Coast , City of Cuisines
MumbaiCity of seven islands, Gateway of India, Hollywood of India, maximum City, Dream city of India,  Financial capital of India
MussoorieQueen of the Mountains
MuzaffarpurThe land of Litchi
NagpurOrange City, Tiger Capital
NashikWine capital of India
OotyQueen of hill stations
PanipatCity of Weavers
PochampalleSilk city
PatialaRoyal city
PondicherryParis of the East
PuneOxford of the East , Queen of Deccan
Rishikesh  Yoga City
SiliguriGateway to the Dooars
SuratDiamond City
ShillongScotland of the East
TezpurCity of Blood.
TirunelveliOxford city of South India, Halwa city of India, City of paddy fields
ThoothukudiPearl city
TrivandrumEvergreen city of India.
UjjainCity of Mahakal.
VaranasiThe City of Temples,  The City of Light
VadodaraBanyan City, Pensioners City.
UdaipurVenice of the East, White City, City of Lakes

Cities and their nicknames in the world

Name of CityNickname of City
 New york, USACity of Skyscrapers
Rome, ItalyCity of Seven Hills  
Oxford, EnglandCity  of Dreaming Spires 
San Francisco, USACity of Golden Gate
BelgiumCockpit of Europe
AfricaDark Continent
RomeEternal city
Zijincheng , ChinaForbidden City
JerusleamGate of Tears  Bab-el Mandeb,
ScotlandGranite City Aberdeen,
KoreaHermit Kingdom
AustraliaIsland Continent
ZanzibarIsland of Cloves
BahrainIsland of Pearls
PanamaPearl Islands
AustraliaLand of Golden Fleece 
NorwayLand of Mid Night Sun
JapanLand of Rising Sun 
ThailandLand of white Elephant
CubaPearls of Antilles
Venice, ItalyQueen of the Adriatic
CubaSugar Bowl of the World
Amsterdam, NetherlandsVenice of the North 
Chicago, USAWindy City 

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