• Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim
  • Explore Sikkim

Sikkim,is the 22nd State of India.
It is 7,096 Sq. kms in size yet has an elevation ranging from 200 meter to 8585 meters
above sea level. It's topography is dominated by the most majestic mountain chain in
the world which includes Khangchendzonga, world's third highest mountain-
a guardian deity of the Sikkimese.
Surrounded by Tibet in the North, Nepal in the West, Bhutan in the East and
Bengal in the South. Sikkim is rich in biodiversity.

Population of Sikkim comprises of three main ethnic groups Lepcha, Bhutia and the Nepalese.


General Information of Sikkim
Altitude
280 m (920 feet) to 8,585 m (28,000 feet).
Area
7,096 sq. kms.
Population
540,493 (As per 2001 Census)
Languages
Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limboo, Magar, Rai, Gurung, Sherpa, Tamang, Newari, Sunuwar (Mukhia).
Climate
Summer - Max. 20.7 C/Min. 13.1 C
Rainfall
Average 325 cm. RF / Year
Clothing
Light woolen for summer and heavy woolens for winter.
Best season
March to June and September to December.