• Sikkim is located on the North Easter part of India.
• It is the second smallest state by area wise and least populated state of India. The world's third highest peak, Kanchenjunga is located in Sikkim.
• Sikkim shares its boundary with Nepal to the west, Bhutan to the east, China to the north and east, and West Bengal in the south.
• It is the only Indian state which is connected with India through a single border.
• The state is merged with India on 16th May, 1975.
• Gangtok is the largest and capital city of Sikkim.
• The state has only 4 districts with total area of 7,096 square km.
• Total population in the state is more than 6 lakhs according to 2011 census.
• The density in the state is 86 square km.
• Teesta is the main river in the state.
• Literacy rate in the state is 76.6 %.
• Sikkim has 11 official languages: Nepali (which is its lingua franca), Sikkimese, Lepcha, Tamang, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Magar, Sunwar and English.
• The state economy mainly depends on agriculture.
• Tusklakhang, Namgyal, Solophok Chardham, Orchid Sanctuary, Changu Lake, Yumthang Velley are the major tourist attraction in the state.
• Kanchendzonga, Lossong are the major festival celebrated in Sikkim.
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