Sikkim at a glance

Sikkim is a state in northeastern India, located in the Himalayan mountain range. Sikkim is known for its natural beauty, with many high-altitude lakes, glaciers, and snow-capped peaks. The state is also known for its rich biodiversity, with many rare and endangered species of plants and animals. The state has a diverse population, with many different ethnic and linguistic groups. The state is also known for being the first fully organic state in India, with all agricultural land in the state certified as organic.

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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