Sikkim State Information
Districts in Sikkim
Sikkim state map:
Sikkim state capital city is Gangtok. The total area of the state is 7,096 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 5,40,851 among them male population is 2,88,484 and female population is 2,52,367. Sex ratio of the state is 889 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 82.2 %.
Sikkim state vehicle registration code is SK.
Chief Minister of the state is Pawan Chamling and Governor is Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil.
|Meaning of Sikkim||New Palace|
|Time Zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|State Formation Day||16-May-75|
|People of the state called as||Sikkimese|
|Females per 1000 Males||889|
|Literacy Rate||82.2 %|
|State Vehicle Registration Code||SK|
|Languages||English, Sikkimese, and Lepcha|
|No. of districts||4|
|Chief Minister||Pawan Chamling|
|Governor||Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil|
|State Animal||Red panda|
|State Flower||Noble orchid|
|State Bird||Blood Pheasant|
Important Festivals of the state:
Bumchu, Drupka Teshi, International Flower Festival, Lhabab Duchen, Losoong Festival, Pang Lhabsol, Saga Dawa, Tendong Lho Rum Faat, Tihar Festival are the major festivals celebrated in Sikkim state.
Top tourist places in Sikkim:
Gurudongmar Lake, Tsomgo Lake (Gangtok), Yumesamdong (Zero Point), Yumthang Valley, Buddha Park, Char Dham (Namchi), Rumtek Monastery, Hanuman Tok, Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Ranka Monastery, Himalayan Zoological Park, Singshore Bridge, Kanchenjunga Falls, Temi Tea Garden, Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, Banjhakri Falls, Downtown Resto Bar, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Khecheopalri Lake, Enchey Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins (Pelling), Teesta River (East Sikkim), Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Kupup Lake, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Ganesh Tok View Point, Pemayangtse Gompa, Gnathang Valley, Tashi View Point, Shiv Mandir are the major tourist attractions of the state.
Rice, Maize, Millet, barley, Wheat, Oranges, Tea, Cardamom are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.
Important Rivers of the state:
Dharla River, Jaldhaka, Lachen, Lachung, Lhonak, Takchang, Rangeet, Rangit Dam, Rangpo chu, Rangpo, Ranikhola, Teesta are the major rivers that flow in Sikkim.
Dal bhat, Gya thuk or Thukpa, Momo, Phagshapa, Kinema, Bamboo shoot, Sael Roti, Niguru with Churpi, Gundruk, Chang (Thomba) are few of the many varieties of Sikkim.
West Bengal and Bihar are the neighbouring states of Sikkim.
Districts in the state and their information is given below.
Banks and their branches:
|Sno.||Bank Name||No. of branches|
|4||Bank Of Baroda||2|
|5||Bank Of India||2|
|6||Bank Of Maharashtra||1|
|7||Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited||1|
|9||Central Bank Of India||16|
|13||ICICI Bank Limited||5|
|16||Indian Overseas Bank||3|
|18||Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited||1|
|19||Oriental Bank Of Commerce||3|
|20||Punjab And Sind Bank||1|
|21||Punjab National Bank||1|
|22||South Indian Bank||1|
|23||State Bank Of India||34|
|26||Union Bank Of India||8|
|27||United Bank Of India||3|