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Sobriquet of Indian Cities

The following table enlists the major cities (of India) and their Sobriquet −

Sobriquet (Nickname) New Name Image
City of Taj Agra (Uttar Pradesh) City of Taj
Boston/Manchester of India Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Boston
Sangam City Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) Sangam City
Land of Black Diamond Asansol (West Bengal) Land of Black Diamond
City of Peace Bardhaman (West Bengal) City of Peace
Temple City of India Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Temple City of India
The Venice of the East Alappuzha (Kerala) The Venice of the East

Garden City of India

Silicon Valley of India

Space City of India

Science City of India

IT Capital of India

Pensioners Paradise

Bengaluru (Karnataka) Garden City of Indi

Detroit of Asia

Automobile Capital of India

HealthCare Capital of India

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Detroit of Asia

Textile City of India

Manchester of South India

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) Textile City of India
Scotland of India Coorg (Karnataka) Scotland of India
School Capital of India Dehradun (Uttarakhand) School Capital of India
Queen of the Hills Darjeeling (West Bengal) Queen of the Hills
Tea City of India Dibrugarh (Assam) Tea City of India
Ruhr of India Durgapur (West Bengal) Ruhr of India
Gateway of North East India Guwahati (Assam) Gateway of North East Indi
Switzerland of the East Haflong (Assam) Switzerland of the East
City of Pearls Hyderabad (Telangana) City of Pearls
Pink City Jaipur (Rajasthan) Pink City
Golden City of India Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) Golden City
Steel City of India Pittsburgh of India Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) Steel City
Perfume Capital of India Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh) Perfume Capital of India
Land of looms and lores Kannur (Kerala) Land of looms and lores
Leather City of the World Manchester of The East Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Leather City
Queen of the Arabian Sea Kochi (Kerala)
City of Wrestlers Kolhapur (Maharashtra) City of Wrestlers
City of Joy Kolkata (West Bengal) City of Joy

City of Letters

City of Latex

City of Mural

Kottayam (Kerala) City of Letters

Prince of Arabian sea

Cashew Capital of the World

Kollam (Kerala) Prince of Arabian sea


Constantinople of the East

City of Nawabs

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) Shiraz-e-Hind

Athens of the East

City of Festivals

Temple City

Jasmine City

City of Divine Nectar

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) Athens of the East
Mango City of Bengal Malda (West Bengal) Mango City of Bengal

Rome of The East

City of Delicacies

Cradle of Indian Banking

Gateway of Karnataka

Mangalore (Karnataka) Rome of The East

City of Seven Islands

Financial Capital of India

City of Dreams

City of Slums and Skyscrapers

Gateway of India

Hollywood of India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) City of Seven Islands
Queen of the Mountains Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) Queen of the Mountains
Orange City Nagpur (Maharashtra) Orange City
Royal City Patiala (Punjab) Royal City
City of Weavers Panipat (Haryana) City of Weavers

City of Rallies

World Cultural Capital

Food Capital of Asia

Fashion Capital of India

New Delhi City of Rallies
Paris of the East Pondicherry (Puducherry) Paris of the East
Oxford of the East Queen of Deccan Pune (Maharashtra) Oxford of the East
Yoga City Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) Yoga City
Scotland of the East Shillong (Meghalaya) Scotland of the East
City of Blood Tezpur (Assam) City of Blood

White City

City of Lakes

Venice of the East

Udaipur (Rajasthan) White City
Spiritual capital of India Oldest city (in the world) Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) Spiritual capital

Blue City

Sun City

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Blue City

Wine capital of India

Grape city of India

California of India

Nashik (Maharashtra) Wine capital

Diamond City of India

City of Diamonds

Textile city of India

Surat (Gujarat) Diamond City
Evergreen City of India Trivandrum (Kerala) Evergreen City of India
City of Destiny Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) City of Destiny
Land of Warriors Zunheboto (Nagaland) Land of Warriors
All Seasons State Himachal Pradesh All Seasons State
Blue Mountains Nilgiri (South India) Blue Mountains
Sorrow of Bengal Damodar River Sorrow of Bengal
Sorrow of Assam Brahmaputra River Sorrow of Assam
Spice Garden of India Kerala Spice Garden
Land of Sunrise in India Arunachal Pradesh (North-east India) Land of Sunrise
House of Clouds Meghalaya (North-east India) House of Clouds
God’s Own Land of India Kerala (South India) God’s Own Land

Sobriquet (in the World)

The following table enlists the major countries with their sobriquet (in the world) −

Sobriquet (Nickname) New Name Image
Britain of the East Japan (East Asia) Britain of the East
Battle field of Europe Belgium (West Europe) Battle field of Europe
City of Cycles Beijing (China) City of Cycles
City of Dreaming Spires Oxford (UK) City of Dreaming Spires
City of Eternal Springs Quito (Ecuador) City of Eternal Springs
City of Sky Scrappers New York (USA) City of Sky Scrappers
City of Magnificent Distances Washington DC (USA) City of Magnificent Distances
City of Golden Gate San Francisco (USA) City of Golden Gate
City of Seven Hills Rome (Italy) City of Seven Hills
Forbidden City Lhasa (Tibet) Forbidden City
Gateway of Tears Strait of Bab-el Mandeb Gateway of Tears
George Cross Island Malta (Mediterranean Sea) George Cross Island
Granite City Aberdeen (Scotland) Granite City
Herring Pond Atlantic Ocean Herring Pond
Holy Land Palestine (West Asia) Holy Land
Hermit Kingdom Korea (East Asia) Hermit Kingdom
Island of Cloves Madagascar (Indian Ocean) Island of Cloves
Land of Eagles Albania (East Europe) Land of Eagles
Land of Golden Fleece Australia Land of Golden Fleece
Land of Lilies Canada (North America) Land of Lilies
Land of Golden Pagoda Myanmar (Asia) Land of Golden Pagoda
Land of Maple Canada (North America) Land of Maple
Land of Thousand Lakes Finland Land of Thousand Lakes
Land of Morning Calm Korea (East Asia) Land of Morning Calm
Land of Rising Sun Japan (East Asia) Land of Rising Sun
Land of Setting Sun UK (West Europe) Land of Setting Sun
Land of Midnight Sun Norway (North-west Europe) Land of Midnight Sun
Land of Tulips Netherlands (West Europe) Land of Tulips
Land of White Elephant Thailand (Asia) Land of White Elephant
Land of Thunder Bolt Bhutan (Asia) Land of Thunder Bolt
Land of Thousand Elephants Laos (Asia) Land of Thousand Elephants
Manchester of the Orient Osaka (Japan) Manchester of the Orient
Land of Thunder Dragon China (Asia) Land of Thunder Dragon
Nation of Thousand Hills Rwanda (Africa) Nation of Thousand Hills
Pearl of Arabia Bahrain (South-west Asia) Pearl of Arabia
Pillars of Hercules Strait of Gibraltar (Europe) Pillars of Hercules
Roof of the World Pamirs (Plateau) (Asia) Roof of the World
Sorrow of China Huang Ho River Sorrow of China
Sick Man of Europe Turkey (Asia) Sick Man of Europe
Sugar Bowl of World Cuba (Caribbean Sea) Sugar Bowl of World
White City Belgrade (Serbia) White City
Windy City Chicago (USA) Windy City
World's Bread Basket Prairies of North America World's Bread Basket
Island of Fire Iceland (West Europe) Island of Fire
Land of Windmills Holland (West Europe) Land of Windmills
World Loneliest Islands Tristan Da Cunha World Loneliest Islands
Workshop of Europe Belgium (West Europe) Workshop of Europe
White Man’s Grave Guinea Coast (West Africa) White Man’s Grave
Store House of the World Mexico (Central America) Store House of the World
Modern Babylon London (UK) Modern Babylo
Sea of the Mountains British Columbia (West Canada) Sea of the Mountains
Saw Mill of Europe Sweden (North Europe) Saw Mill of Europe
The Eye of Greece Athens (South-east Europe) The Eye of Greece
Rich Port Puerto Rico (Caribbean Sea) Rich Port
Rich Coast Costa Rica (Central America) Rich Coast
Playground of Europe Switzerland (Central Europe) Playground of Europe
Pearl of Orient Hong Kong (China) Pearl of Orient
Mother-in-Law of Europe Denmark (West Europe) Mother-in-Law
Land of the Humming Bird Trinidad (Caribbean Sea) Humming Bird
Land of the Flying Fish Barbados (Caribbean Sea) Flying Fish
Land of Kangaroos Australia Kangaroos
Gift of the Nile Egypt (North-east Africa) Gift of the Nile
Dark Continent Africa Dark Continent
Cockpit of Europe Belgium (West Europe) Cockpit
City of Popes Rome (Italy) Popes
City of Arabian Nights Baghdad (Iraq) Arabian Nights