Geographical Epithets| Nicknames | Sobriquets of India

EpithetWhat is an Epithet? Epithet is a byname or a descriptive term accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage. It can be described as a glorified nickname. Epithets are characteristic of the style of ancient epic poetry, notably in that of Homer or the northern European sagas. Famous cities of India and their sobriquets.

Abode of the God Prayag (Allahabad)
Agra(Uttar Pradesh) Taj Nagari
Ahmedabad(Gujarat) Boston of India and Manchester of India
All Seasons State Himachal Pradesh
Allahabad(Uttar Pradesh) Abode of the God , Sangam City and City of prime ministers.
Amritsar (Punjab) Golden City
Asansol (West Bengal) Land of Black Diamond
Bangalore (Karnataka) Silicon Valley of India, PensionersParadise, Space City, Science city of India, IT Capital of India, Electronic City of India and Garden City of India
Bardhaman (West Bengal) Royal Heritage City of West Bengal and City of Peace
Basket of Fruits Himachal Pradesh
Basket of Rice Chattisgarh
Bengal’s Sorrow Damodar River
Bhagalpur (Bihar) The Silk City of India
Bhimavaram (AP) Second Bardoli of India and City of Prawns
Bhopal (MP) City of Lakes
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Temple City of India
Black River Sharda River
Blue Mountains Hills of Nilgiri
Bone Marrow of North India Ganga River
Chandigarh The City Beautiful
Chennai Banking Capital of India , Gateway of South India, Health Capital of India, Singara Chennai, Shore of Marina, Detroit of Asia,Auto Hub of India,Cultural capital of south India, Urban beach city of Indiaclassical music hub of India and motor city of India
City of Bridges Srinagar
City of Buildings Kolkata
City of Castles Kolkata
City of Festivals Madurai
City of Gardens Kapurthala
City of Ghats and Temples Varanasi
City of Golden Temple Amritsar
City of Lakes Srinagar
City of Mountains Dungarpur
City of Nawabs Lucknow
City of Orange Nagpur
City of Padala Jaipur
City of Palaces Kolkata and Chandigarh
City of Rallies New Delhi
City of Respectable Distances Chennai
City of Seven Islands Mumbai
City of Temples & Ghats Varanasi
City of weavers Panipat
Clouds of House Meghalaya
Coimbatore Textile City of India ,Manchester of South India, Engineering City of India, Cosmopolitan City and Manchester of South India
Coorg (Karnataka) Scotland of India
Dakshin Ganga Godavari
Darjeeling (W.Bengal) The Queen of the Hills The Queen of the Hills
Deccan Queen Pune
Detroit of India Pitampur
Dhanbad (Jharkhand) The Coal Capital of India
Diamond Harbour Kolkata
Dibrugarh ( Assam) Tea City of India
Durgapur (West Bengal ) Ruhr of India
Earth of Five Rivers Punjab
Egg bowl of Asia Andhra Pradesh
Electronic City of India Bengaluru
Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India Tucker Trichy
Fourway of National Highway Kanpur
Gandhinagar(Gujarat ) Eco-polite city and Green city
Garden of spices of India Kerala
Gateway of India Mumbai
Gateway of Rajasthan Bharatpur
Glory of Rajasthan Chittorgarh
God’s Own Country Kerala
Granary of India Punjab
Guntur (AP) City of Chillies
Guwahati (Assam) Gateway of North East India
Gwalior (MP) Gateway of Madhya Pradesh, City of Scindia,Historical Capital of MP,City of Kings and Gibraltar of India (Gwalior Fort)
Heart of India Delhi
Heart of Rajasthan Ajmer
Heaven of India Jammu & Kashmir
Heavens of Tourists of

Madhya Pradesh

Hollywood of India Mumbai
Hyderabad City of Pearl, City of Nizams, World Capital of Biryani, Twin City, Second Capital Of INDIA and HITECH City
Indore (MP) Mini Mumbai
Jaipur (Rajasthan) Pink City , Paris of India and City of Palaces
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan ) Golden City of India
Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) Steel City of India
Jawa of Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur
Jetpur (Gujarat) Dubai of India
Jewel of Karnataka Mysore
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Blue City and Sun City
Kakinada(Ap) Pensioners Paradise and City of Kajas
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Leather City of the World, Leather capital of India and Manchester of North India
Kashmir Switzerland of India
Kashmir of Rajasthan Udaipur
Kashmir of South Kerala
Kochi (Kerala) Gateway to Kerala, Queen of the Arabian Sea ,God’s Own Country and Gateway of Internet
Kolhapur (Maharashtra) City of Wrestlers
Kolkata(West Bengal) City of Joy, City of Palaces,Cultural Capital of India,Gateway of Eastern India and Heaven of the Aged
Kollam(Kerala) Prince of Arabian sea, Cashew Capital of the World and Gateway to Backwaters
Lake City Udaipur
Land of Five Rivers Punjab
Land of Sunrise Arunachal Pradesh
Little Tibet Ladakh
Lucknow(UP) Shiraz-e-Hind ,Constantinople of the East,The Golden City of India,City of Nawabs,
Madurai(TN) Athens of the East , City of Festivals, City of Four Junctions , Temple city,City of Jasmine and Sleepless City
Malda (West Bengal) Mango City of Bengal
Manchester of India Mumbai and Ahmedabad
Manchester of North India Kanpur
Manchester of South India Coimbatore
Mangalore(Karnataka) Rome of the East , Cradle of Indian Banking , Gateway of Karnataka and Coastal paradise of India
Mini Switzerland of India Khajjiyar (Himachal Pradesh)
Mumbai City of Seven Islands, Financial Capital of India, City of Dreams, Gateway of India ,Hollywood of India , Maximum City
Mumbai of Madhya Pradesh Indore
Mundi (MP) City of Power Hub
Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) Queen of the Mountains
Muzaffarpur(Bihar) The Land of Leechi
Mysore(Karnataka) Heritage City and Green City
Nagpur(Maharashtra) Orange City
Nainital(Uttarakhand) City of Lakes
Nashik (Maharashtra) Wine capital of India , Grape city of India and California of India
New Delhi City of Rallies
Nilgiri(TN Blue Mountains and The Queen of the Hills
Nuzvid (AP) City of Mangoes
Old Ganga Godavari
Panipat (Haryana) City of Weavers (City of textles and carpets. It is the biggest centre of “Shoddy Yarn” in the world) and City of Handloom
Paradise on Earth Kashmir
Paris of East

Jaipur and Goa

Pearl of the Orient Goa
Pink City Jaipur
Pittsburg of India Jamshedpur
Pondicherry Paris of the East
Poorman’s Ooty Yercaud
Prayag (UP) Abode of the God
Pune(Maharashtra) Queen of Deccan and The Oxford of East
Purulia (West Bengal) Manbhum City
Queen of Arabian Sea Cochin
Queen of Chhotanagpur Netarhat (Jharkhand)
Queen of hills Mussorie
Rajahmundry(AP) Cultural City
Residence of God Allahabad
Rishikesh(Uttrakhad) City of SagesYoga City
Sacred river Ganga
Salem(TN) Mango City and steel city of TN
Scotland of East Meghalaya and shillong
Sea-son Lakshadweep
Shillong(Meghalaya) Scotland of East
Shimla of Rajasthan Mount Abu
Silent Share Hadakh inLadakh
Silicon valley of India Bengaluru
Siliguri (west Bengal) Gateway of North East India, Gateway to the Dooars and City of Hospitality
Sorrow of Assam Brahmaputra
Sorrow of Bengal River Damodar
Sorrow of Bihar River Kosi
Spice Garden of India Kerala
State of five rivers Punjab
Steel City Jamshedpur (Tata)
Sugar Bowl of India Uttar Pradesh
Surat(Gujarat) Diamond City Of India , City Of Diamonds and Textile city Of India
Switzerland of India Kashmir
Tea Garden of India Assam
Tezpur Assam City of Blood
Thane (Maharashtra) City of Lakes
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Evergreen City of India,God’s Own Land,City of Lord ananta
Tiruchirappalli(TN) Rock Fort City,Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India Tucker Trichy
Tirunelveli(TN) City of Paddy fields ,Oxford city of South India and Halwa city of India
Twin Cities Hyderabad -& Secunderabad
Udaipur(Rajasthan) White City , City of Lakes(and Venice of the East
Vadodar(Gujarat) Banyan City (City’s Name Came From Tree Of Banyan)Capital Of MS UniversityWorld Capital Of Garba
Vanice of East Cochin
Vaniyambadi(TN) Leather city of South India
Varanasi(UP) Spiritual capital of India , Religious capital of India, City of Lights ,City of Temples , City of Learning , Oldest living city on Earth and Holy City
Venice of East Alappuzha kochi
Vijayawada(AP) The place of victory
Visakhapatnam (AP) City Of Destiny & Steel city of AP
Warangal (Telangana) City of Lakes, City of Temples & 2nd capital city of Nizam
Weavers City of India Panipat (Harayana)
Zunheboto (Nagaland) Land Of Warriors

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