Sikkim at a glance


Sikkim is located in the north-eastern part of India. Here, Sikkim at a glance provides important information and figures about Sikkim. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Sikkim at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Gangtok
Established 16th May 1975
Largest City Gangtok
Latitude 27.5330° N
Longitude 88.5122° E
Area Total 7,096 km2
Districts 4
Sub Divisions 16
Blocks 40
No. of Municipal Corporations 1
Total Towns 8
Total Population (Census 2011) 6,10,577
Male (Census 2011) 3,23,070
Female (Census 2011) 2,87,507
Density (Census 2011) 86 per sq km
Literacy Rate -Total (Census 2011) 81.42%
Literacy Rate -Male (Census 2011) 86.55%
Literacy Rate -Female (Census 2011) 75.61%
Highest peak Kangchenjunga (28,169 ft)
Official Language English,Nepali,Sikkimese,Lepcha
State Mammal Red Panda
State Bird Blood Pheasant
State Flower Noble dendrobium
State Tree Rhododendron
Airport Pakyong
Lok Sabha Constituency 1
Rajya Sabha Seat 1
Assembly Constituency 32