SIKKIM
  POPULATION 406457  
  COMMUNITIES Nepalese, Bhutias, Lepchas, Christians, Muslims and few others  
  LANGUAGES SPOKEN Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, English and Hindi  
  ANNUAL RAINFALL 325 cm per annum  
 
  RELIGION Hindu-67%, Buddhist-29%, Christian-2%, Muslim-1%, others-1%.  
       
  CLIMATE Summer Max-20.7 C, Min 13.1 C
Winter Max 14.9 C, Min 7.7 C
 
  CLOTHING Summer Light woollens and Cotton
Winter Heavy woollens.
 
  BEST SEASON From Mid - February to late May and from October to December  
  STATE ANIMAL Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens)  
  STATE BIRD Blood Pheasant (Ithanginis Cruentus)  
  STATE FLOWER Nobile Orchid (Dendrobium Nobile)  
  STATE TREE Rhododendron (Rhododendron Niveum)  
  CASH CROPS Cardamom, Ginger, Potatoes  
  CEREAL CROPS Rice, Maize, Millet, Barley, Wheat  
  FRUITS Orange and Apple  
  MINERALS Copper, Dolomite, Lead, Zinc, Coal, Iron Ore, Garnet, Graphite, Pyrites and Marble are mined. There are also high-grade reserves of gold and silver  
  CAPITAL GANGTOK  
 
NO OF ASSEMBLY
32 (For 32 Constituencies)  
 
 
   
  NO OF LOK SABHA SEATS 1 SEAT  
  NO OF RAJYA SABHA SEATS 1 SEAT  

 

   
             
  Overview of Sikkim       Tours  
  Social Indicators       Treks  
  Places of Interest       Resorts  
  Gangtok       North Sikkim  
  Dances & Festivals       Village Tour  
  People of Sikkim       Mountain Biking  
  Flora & Fauna       Jeep Safari  
          Specilised Tour  

  Districts Headquarters Altitude
  East Gangtok 5500 ft.
  West Gyalshing 5200 ft.
  North Mangan 4800 ft.
  South Namchi 4600 ft.

 

 

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