Indian cities and World with Nicknames

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Indian cities with different Nicknames

S.No. City Names Nick Names
1. Srinagar The Gem of Kashmir
2. Coorg(Kodagu), Karnataka The Scotland of India
3. Mcleod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh Little Chasa or Dhasa
4. Leh-Ladakh The Bikers Paradise
5. Kerala The God’s own Country
6. Kutch White Desert
7. Kasol Trekker’s Paradise
8. Panipat, Haryana City of Weavers, city of Handlooms
9. Coimbatore Textile city of India
10. Kashmir, J&K Switzerland of India
11. Kollam, Kerala Cashew capital of India
12. Tezpur, Assam The City of Blood
13. Prayag, Uttar Pradesh Leather city of the World
14. Kolhapur , Maharashtra City of Wrestlers
15. Dhanbad, Jharkhand The Coal Capital Of India
16. Hyderabad, Telangana City of Nizams, City of Pearls
17. Lucknow City of Nawabs, Siraz-e-Hind
18. New Delhi City of Rallies
19. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan Golden City of India
20. Dibrugarh, Assam Tea City of India
21. Madurai, Tamil Nadu City of Festivals
22. Jamshedpur, Jharkhand Steel City of India, Pittsburgh of India
23. Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh The Paragliding Hub of India
24. Assam Home of One Horned Rhinos
25. Manali, Himachal Pradesh The Snowy Paradise
26. Mysore, Karnataka Heritage City, Green City
27. Auli, Uttarakhand The Skiing capital of India
28. Udaipur, Rajasthan Romantic City of lakes, “The Venice of the East”
29. Jodhpur, Rajasthan The Blue City
30. Mumbai The City of Dreams, The City that Never Sleeps
31. Agra, Uttar Pradesh The Land of Taj
32. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh The Spiritual Capital of India
33. Meghalaya An Abode of Clouds, Scotland of the East
34. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya The Land of Living Root Bridges
35. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh The Birth Place of Lord Krishna
36. Orissa The land of Temples
37. Jaipur, Rajasthan The Pink City, Paris of India
38. Kolkata, West Bengal The City of Joy
39. Darjeeling The Queen of Hills
40. Bengaluru Silicon Valley of India
41. Ooty The Queen Of Nilgiri Mountains
42. Patiala, Punjab Royal City
43. Amritsar, Punjab The Golden City
44. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh The City of Lakes
45. Ahmedabad, Gujrat Boston of India, Manchester of India
46. Ziro An Escape for the Peace Seekers
47. Pune, Maharashtra Queen of Deccan
48. Zunheboto, Nagaland Land of Warriors
49. Surat, Gujrat Diamond City of India
50. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh City of Chillies
51. Nasik, Maharashtra Wine Capital of India
52. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh City of Destiny

World Places with Nicknames:

  • New York (USA): City of Skyscrapers
  • River Damodar : Bengal’s Sorrow
  • San Francisco (USA) : City of the Golden Gate
  • Amritsar : City of the Golden Temple
  • Rome: City of Seven Hills/Eternal City
  • Cuba: Sugar Bowl of the World
  • Alappuzha: Venice of the East
  • Stockholm (Sweden): Venice of the North
  • Belgrade: White City
  • Prairies of North America: World’s Bread basket
  • Bangaluru: Garden City
  • Bombay: Gateway of India
  • Egypt: Gift of the Nile
  • Palestine: Holy Land
  • Zanzibar: Island of Cloves
  • Bahrain: Island of Pearls
  • Australia: Land of the Kangaroo
  • Myanmar (Burma): Land of the Golden Pagoda
  • Norway: Land of the Midnight Sun
  • Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
  • Finland: Land of Thousand Lakes
  • Thailand: Land of White Elephants
  • Venice (Italy): Queen of the Adriatic
  • Kochi: Queen of the Arabian Sea
  • Pamer: Roof of the World
  • Hwang Ho: Sorrow of China


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