A total of over 4000 cities makes a royal nation named, India. When it comes to the name of the cities, there are a few of them who share their name with cities in the foreign countries. Surprising, isn’t it? Even we were amused to find this amazing information about our beloved nation and thought to share the joy with you. So given below is the list of commonly named cities in India and another country.
Yes, the very famous city of India, Delhi is also a name of a city present in New York, USA. In the USA, Ebenezer Foote was the founder of this place. Delhi was named after him because he was compared to a Mughal Emperor as he had a lot of wealth. The city is the setting of the 1959 novel, "My Side of the Mountain" by Jean Craighead George.
Dhaka is a place in Bihar which shares its name with a city in Bangladesh. Dhaka is a Nagar Panchayat in Bihar. Talking about Dhaka in the Bangladesh, it is the capital city and has around 600000 rickshaws present so it is known as the Rickshaw Capital of the World. It was also called as the city of Mosques in Bangladesh.
Hyderabad is the same name of cities present in India and Pakistan. In India, this city is the capital of Telangana and was even ruled by Nawab in the previous time. It is one of the developing hubs in India. Talking about Pakistan, in the Sindh province, it is the second largest city present there. In the whole country, it is the fifth largest one. This place is oriented towards Sindhi language and is famous for literary campaigns. Hyderabad in Pakistan is a birthplace of many poets and Sufi dervishes.
Bali is a very famous tourist destination which is known for its beaches in the South East Asian country whereas Bali same name is a town and municipality in the Pali district of Rajasthan. During Rajput period this place was an eminent part of Rajasthan. Considering the other Bali it is a tourist hub where one gets on arrival visa. This mesmerizing location is cheap in the case of stay and food. Thus, because of this reason, it is visited by a large number of people.
Kochi is a part of India and is the capital of Ernakulam whereas Kochi is a very famous tourist destination in Japan. These two cities are loved by tourist and both serve the mouth-watering seafood.
Patna is the capital city of Bihar and even Patna is a name of the city in Scotland. In Scotland, the Patna name was inspired by the Patna city of Bihar. William Fullarton was the guys who founded Patna in Scotland. The father of the city’s founder served in East India Company which makes him inspired to keep the same name in Scotland.
Calcutta in India is now known as Kolkata. This city is a unique one and many beautiful things are there to visit. Whereas in the USA Calcutta was a well-known coal hub in the year 1870. Many inhabitants are still there in this place.
These are just a few of the famous common names which India and some foreign country share. There are ample numbers of the name which one can find common and some of them are even inspired from each other.