List of Major Cities of India

This is a list of some of India’s major cities, each of which has its own culture, history, and economic significance.

  1. Mumbai: As one of the world’s most populous cities and India’s financial and entertainment capital, Mumbai was previously known as Bombay.
  2. Delhi: Delhi is the capital and second most populous city of India. The city is known for its rich culture, history, and delicious street food.
  3. Kolkata: Known for its colonial architecture, art galleries, and museums, Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal.
  4. Bengaluru: With its booming IT industry, Bengaluru (formerly known as Bangalore) is known as the “Silicon Valley of India.”
  5. Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s capital, Chennai (formerly Madras), is famous for its beaches, temples, and classical dance and music.
  6. Hyderabad: In addition to its rich history and famous biryani, Hyderabad is the capital of the state of Telangana.
  7. Ahmedabad: There are many UNESCO world heritage sites in Ahmedabad, which is the largest city in Gujarat.
  8. Pune: Maharashtra’s largest city, Pune, has a long history, is close to hill stations and has many educational establishments.
  9. Surat: Due to its diamond cutting and polishing industry, Surat is known as the “Diamond City of India.”.
  10. Jaipur: The Pink City, also known as Jaipur, is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. It is known for its famous forts, palaces, and pink colored buildings.

It is important to note that these are only a few of the major cities in India, and there are many others with their own unique culture and economic significance.