Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?

Foreign City, Desi Names!2 min


In case you’re going abroad or living outside India, the only thing we miss the most is our hometown and city. But what if we will say that there’s a city named Baroda in Michigan and even we have a Lewis road in Bhubaneswar.

India, Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?

Similarly, the capital is having a sister city in California named Cupertino. After all, it is a small world and somehow we all are connected.

But did you know the super amazing fact that in the United States Of America, we’ve nine US cities which are actually named after Indian communities? Not by coincidence!

The United States embassy in India shared a slide of pictures with all the cities.

Here it is!

India, Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?
India, Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?
India, Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?

In case you don’t know, Almora is a town in the state of Uttarakhand.

India, Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?

Yes, there’s a Delhi in Louisiana and that too far more green and less polluted than our Delhi.

India, Did You Know That There Are Nine U.S. Cities Named After Communities In India?

Here’s the list of all the other cities. From Calcutta to Madras, this map shows wherever Indians stay, they make it their home, like literally! 🙂


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