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Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

04:52 PM

We all love nicknames, don't we? Even if you do not have a nick name, your friends or family end up giving you one. Not only are these second names fun and clever, but they are a summary of who we really are. While you may be proud of your own nickname, our Indian cities also boast some of the classic nicknames.

Some are short, some are funny and some were just officially given to them. Whether it is the city of Taj mahal, or The Pink City, nicknames define these beautiful Indian cities. Check out 25 Indian cities with their nicknames. By the way, is your city on the list?

Agra

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Ahmedabad

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Alappuzha

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Bengaluru

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Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar

Chandigarh

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Chennai

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Coorg

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Darjeeling

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Guwahati

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Hyderabad

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Jaipur

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Jaisalmer

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Jamshdepur

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Jodhpur

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Kochi

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Kolkata

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Lucknow

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Mumbai 

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Nagpur

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

 

New Delhi

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Pune

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Surat 

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Udaipur

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames

Varanasi

Here's how Indian cities got their nicknames