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List of Sobriquets, Nicknames of various Places of India and World

Many times certain nicknames or sobriquets gets attached to certain places and people because of the unique popularity or typical culture of that place. These places are generally remembered by those nicknames or sobriquets. Following list explains the sobriquets, nicknames of various places.

Sobriquets, Nicknames of Various places of World

nicknames of various places

Land of Midnight Sun : Norway

Sobriquet Actual Name
Blighty Great Britain
Britain of South New Zealand
Beantown Boston, Massachusetts, US
Brisvegas Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Chocolate City Washington DC
City of brotherly love Philadelphia
City of Dreaming spires Oxford, England
City of Eternal springs Quito, South America
City of Golden gate San Francisco, US
City of Magnificent distances Washington DC
City of Seven Hills Rome
City of Skyscrapers New York
Cockpit of Europe Belgium
Dark Continent Africa
Emerald Island Ireland
Empire City New York
Eternal City Rome
Forbidden City Lhasa, Tibet
Frisco San Francisco, California
Garden of England Kent, England
Gift of Nile Egypt
Gotham New York
Granite City Aberdeen, Scotland
Great White Way Broadway, New York
Hermit kingdom Korea
Herring Pond Atlantic Ocean
Hogtown Toronto, Canada
Holy Land Palestine
Holy Mountain Fujiyama, Japan
Humming Bird Trinidad
Island Continent Australia
Island of Cloves Zanzibar
Island of Fire Iceland
Island of Pearls Bahrain
Key of Mediterranean Gibraltar
Land of Cakes Scotland
Land of Canals Netherlands
Land of Golden fleece Australia
Land of Golden Pagoda Myanmar (Burma)
Land of Kangaroo Australia
Land of Lilies Canada
Land of Maple leaf Canada
Land of Marble Italy
Land of Midnight Sun Norway
Land of Morning calm Korea
Land of Pagoda Myanmar
Land of Perpetual Greenery Natal
Land of Rising Sun Japan
Land of Thousand Lakes Finland
Land of Thunderbolt Bhutan
Land of white elephants Thailand
Land of Windmills Netherlands
Manchester of Orient Osaka, Japan
Never Never Land Prairies of North Australia
Pearl of Antilles Cuba
Pearl of Orient Hong Kong
Pillars of Hercules Gibraltar Strait
Playground of Europe Switzerland
Port of five seas Moscow
Powder keg of Europe Balkans
Quaker City Philadelphia, US
Power Keg of Europe Balkans
Queen of Adriatic Venice, Italy
Queen of Arabian sea Kochi, India
Roof of World Pamir
Sick man of Europe Turkey
Sin City Las Vegas, Nevada US
Sorrow of China River Hwang Ho
Sugar bowl of world Cuba
The Antipodes Australia and New Zealand
The Bayou City Houston, Texas, US
The Beeb British Broadcasting Corporation
The Big Apple New York City
The Big D Dallas, Texas, US
The Big Easy New Orleans, Louisiana
The Big smoke Toronto, Canada
The City of Joy Kolkata, India
The City of Light Paris
The City by the Bay San Francisco, Cali, US
The Dragon China
The Emerald isle Ireland, Puerto Rico
The Federal City Washington DC
The old lady of Threadneedle street The Bank of England
The Paris of Baltics Riga, Latvia
The Paris of South Sa’o Paulo, Buenos Aires
The Paris of West San Francisco, US
The Red Devils Manchester United Football Club
The Rock (Prison) Alcatraz Prison
The steel city Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tinseltown Hollywood, California, US
Westminster British Parliament
Venice of North Stockholm, Sweden
White City Belgrade
White Man’s Grave Guinea Coast
Windy City Chicago, US
World’s Bread Basket Prairies of North America
World’s loneliest Island Tristan da Cunha

Sobriquets, Nicknames of Various places of India

Sobriquet Actual Name
Bengal’s sorrow River Damodar
Bihar’s sorrow River Kosi
Blue Mountains Nilgiri
City of Palaces Kolkata
Garden City of India, Silicon City of India Bangalore
Queen of Arabian Sea Kochi
Spice Garden of India Kerala
Venice of the East Alappuzha
Manchester of India Ahmadabad
Silk City of India Bhagalpur
City of Lakes Udaipur
Spiritual and Religious Capital of India Varanasi
Financial Capital of India, Mayanagri, City of Dreams Mumbai
Mini Mumbai Indore
Manchester of South India Coimbatore
Scotland of East Shillong
Gateway of Northeast India Guwahati
Pink City of India Jaipur
Leather City of India Kanpur
Steel City of India Jamshedpur
City of Nawabs Lucknow
Temple City Madurai
Dev Bhumi Uttarakhand
God’s own Country Kerala
Paris of East Puducherry
Diamond City of India Surat
City of Textiles Panipat
City of Oranges Nagpur
Queen of Mountains Mussorie
City of Pearls, City of Nizams Hyderabad