General Knowledge - Popular Cities of India


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The following table enlists major cities with their significance/specializations −

Name Known for Located in
Agra Taj Mahal Uttar Pradesh
Ambala Air Force Training Center Haryana
Ahmedabad Cotton Textile Gujarat
Aligarh Aligarh University & lock industry Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad Kumbh Mela (Hindu Pilgrimage Center) Uttar Pradesh
Alleppy Known as 'Venice of the East' because of the canal network Kerala
Alwaye Rare Earth Factory Kerala
Amarnath Ice Cave, Lord Shiva temple Jammu & Kashmir
Amritsar Golden Temple Punjab
Anand Amul Dairy Gujarat
Asansol Coal Mining West Bengal
Auroville An experimental township (founded by Mirra Alfassa in 1968 and designed by architect Roger Anger) Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
Avadi Tank Industry Tamil Nadu
Badrinath Hindu Pilgrimage Center Uttarakhand
Bengaluru Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Karnataka
Barauni Oil Refinery Bihar
Bareilly Furniture Uttar Pradesh
Bhilai Steel Plant Chhattisgarh
Bhopal Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. Madhya Pradesh
Bhubaneshwar Lingaraja Temple Odisha
Bikaner Camel Hair Products Rajasthan
Bokaro Steel Plant Jharkhand
Burnpur Steel Plant West Bengal
Cambay Petroleum Gujarat
Cherrapunji Heavy Rainfall Meghalaya
Chittaranjan Locomotive Industry West Bengal
Kochi Ship Building Kerala
Dehradun Indian Military Academy & Forest Research Institute Uttarakhand
Delhi Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, etc. Delhi
Dhanbad Mines Institute, Coal Mining Jharkhand
Dhariwal Woolen Industries Punjab
Digboi Oil Fields Assam
Durgapur Steel Plant West Bengal
Fatehpur Sikri Buland Darwaza Uttar Pradesh
Firozabad Glass Industry Uttar Pradesh
Gwalior Artificial silk, rayon, fort, etc. Madhya Pradesh
Haldia Oil Refinery West Bengal
Hyderabad Charminar, Cigarette factory, etc. Telangana
Haridwar Hindu Pilgrimage Center (Kumbh Mela) Uttarakhand
Indore Artificial silk Madhya Pradesh
Jabalpur Marbles, handlooms, lens, pottery Madhya Pradesh
Jaipur Hawa Mahal (known as 'Pink City') Rajasthan
Jamshedpur Steel Plant Jharkhand
Jharia Coal Mining Jharkhand
Kanpur Leather industry, Aircraft, etc. Uttar Pradesh
Karnal National Dairy Research Institute Haryana
Katni Pottery, Handloom, Kattha (catechu), etc. Madhya Pradesh
Khetri Copper Mines Rajasthan
Kolkata Grand Colonial Architecture, Art Galleries, and Cultural Festivals West Bengal
Kolar Gold Mines Karnataka
Ludhiana Hosieries, cycle, etc. Punjab
Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Handloom silk sarees Tamil Nadu
Meerut Sport Goods, Scissors, etc. Uttar Pradesh
Moradabad Brassware Uttar Pradesh
Mumbai Film City Maharashtra
Mysore Sandal Wood Karnataka
Nagpur National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Orange Maharashtra
Nashik Kumbh Mela (Hindu Pilgrimage Center) Maharashtra
Nepanagar Newsprint factory Madhya Pradesh
Neyveli Lignite Mining (Coal) Tamil Nadu
Panna Diamond Mining Madhya Pradesh
Perambur Integral Coach Factory Tamil Nadu
Pimpri Penicillin Factory Maharashtra
Pinjore HMT Factory Haryana
Pune Film & TV Institute Maharashtra
Renukoot Aluminum Industry Uttar Pradesh
Rishikesh Antibiotics Plant Uttarakhand
Roorkee Engineering University Uttarakhand
Rourkela Cable Factory Odisha
Saharanpur Institute of Paper Technology Uttar Pradesh
Salem Bauxite Tamil Nadu
Sambalpur Coal Mining Odisha
Sarnath Buddhist Stupa Uttar Pradesh
Sholapur Cotton Textile Maharashtra
Shriharikota Satellite launching station Andhra Pradesh
Singhbhum Copper and Iron Mines Jharkhand
Surat Cotton Textile Gujarat
Tarapur First Atomic Power Station of India Maharashtra
Thumba First Rocket Launching Station of India Kerala
Titagarh Paper Industry West Bengal
Trombay Atomic Energy Maharashtra
Tuticorin Port City Tamil Nadu
Ujjain Kumbh Mela (Hindu Pilgrimage Center) Madhya Pradesh
Varanasi Hindu Pilgrimage Center, Banarsi Sarees Uttar Pradesh
Visakhapatnam Ship Building Andhra Pradesh
Warangal Carpets Telangana
Zawar Zinc Mines Rajasthan


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