Nicknames of Indian Cities

India is a large country with 3,287,263 square km. India is the 7th largest country in the World by area wise. From ancient times, many cities were built in India. At present India have more than 4000 cities. Each city has its own history, identity, and some cities are famous by their own nickname in India. Below are some cities which are famous by their own nicknames:

Nicknames of Indian Cities
City Nick Name of the City State Name
Muzaffarpur The Land of Leechi Bihar
Chhattisgarh Rice bowl of India Chhattisgarh
Ahmedabad India's first world heritage city Gujarat
Surat Diamond City of the World Gujarat
Baroda Banyan City Gujarat
Panipat City of weavers Haryana
Gurugram Millennium City of India Haryana
Shimla Queen of hills Himachal Pradesh
Solan Mushroom City of India Himachal Pradesh
Dharamshala Mini Lahasa Himachal Pradesh
Jamshedpur Steel City of India Jharkhand
Dhanbad The Coal Capital of India Jharkhand
Bengaluru  Silicon Valley of India, Garden City of India Karnataka
Coorg Scotland of India Karnataka
Mysore City of Palaces Karnataka
Kochi Queen of Arabian Sea Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram The Evergreen City of India Kerala
Alappuzha  Venice of the East Kerala
Mumbai City of dreams, City of seven island Maharashtra
Nagpur Orange City Maharashtra
Pune Oxford of the East, Queen of the Deccan Maharashtra
Bhubaneswar The Temple City Odisha
Puri Holy Capital Odisha
Amritsar City of golden temple Punjab
Jaipur Pink City Rajasthan
Jodhpur Blue City Rajasthan
Udaipur City of Lakes Rajasthan
Erode Turmeric city Tamil Nadu
Ooty Queen of Hill Stations Tamil Nadu
Kodaikanal Princess of Hill stations Tamil Nadu
Kanchipuram Silk city of India Tamil Nadu
Hyderabad City of Pearls Telangana
Noida IT capital of North India Uttar Pradesh
Vrindavan City of widows Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow City of Nawabs Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi The City of Ghats Uttar Pradesh
Kannauj Perfume Capital of India Uttar Pradesh
Kolkata City of Joy, Cultural Capital of India West Bengal
Darjeeling Queen of the Hills West Bengal
Malda Mango city West Bengal

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