This partial list of city nicknames in India compiles the aliases, sobriquets and slogans that cities in India are known by (or have been known by historically), officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards or chambers of commerce.

Nickname of cities


Bengaluru Karnataka
  • Silicon Valley of India
  • Space City
  • Science city of India
  • Garden City of India
Bhagalpur Bihar
  • Silk City
Chennai Tamil Nadu
  • Detroit of Asia
  • Automobile Capital of India
  • Electronic Manufacturing Hub in India
  • Banking Capital of India
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
  • Manchester of South India
Dibrugarh Assam
  • Tea City of India
Hyderabad Telangana * City of Pearls
Jaipur Rajasthan
  • Pink City
Jamshedpur Jharkhand
  • Steel City of India
Kolkata West Bengal
  • City of Joy
Kolhapur Maharashtra
  • City of Wrestlers
Kollam Kerala
  • Cashew Capital of the World
Kochi Kerala
  • Queen of Arabian Sea
Kurnool Andhra Pradesh
  • The Gateway of Rayalaseema
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
  • City of Nawabs
Ludhiana Punjab
Madurai Tamil Nadu
  • City of Festivals
  • Temple city
  • Athens of the East
Mangalore Karnataka
  • Cradle 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
Mumbai Maharashtra
  • City of Seven Islands
  • Gateway of India
  • Hollywood of India
  • Maximum City
Mussoorie Uttarakhand
  • Queen of the Mountains
Muzaffarpur Bihar
  • The Land of Litchi
Nagpur Maharashtra
  • Orange City
  • Tiger Capital
Akola Maharashtra
  • The Cotton City
Patiala Punjab
  • Royal City
Panipat Haryana
  • City of Weavers
Pondicherry Puducherry
  • Paris of the East
Pune Maharashtra
  • Oxford of the East
  • Queen of Deccan
Siliguri West Bengal
  • Gateway to the Dooars
Surat Gujarat
  • Diamond City
Tezpur Assam
  • City of Blood
Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu
  • Oxford city of south india
  • Halwa city of india
  • City of paddy fields
Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu
  • Pearl City
Udaipur Rajasthan
  • White City
  • City of Lakes
  • Venice of the East
Trivandrum Kerala
  • Evergreen City of India
Vadodara Gujarat
  • Banyan City
  • Cultural Capital of Gujarat/ Sanskari Nagari
  • Power Equipment Manufacturing Hub of India
  • Pensioners’ City

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

State City/town Nickname
Andhra Pradesh
  • Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh.[45]
  • Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh[47]
  • The Place of Victory[48]
  • Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh[47]
  • The Jewel of the East Coast[49]
  • Goa of the East[49]

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