located in the north-eastern region of India & shares boarder with Assam which is an Indian states. It also shares boarder with Bhutan, and Nepal.
as per 2011 census, the population of Sikkim is 610,577. Majority in Sikkim are of Nepali ethnic origin. Native Sikkimese are Bhutias and Lepchas. It is believed that Lepchas are the oldest inhabitants there.
The state is primarily characterized by mountainous terrain. The elevation ranges from 280 metres to 8,586 metres. The third highest peak of world, that is, Kangchenjunga is located in Sikkim.
Primarily, Sikkim has temperate climate. Regular snowfall is a general scenario in this state. In monsoon season, there is high risk of landslides in the context of heavy rains.
In the rural location of Sikkim, agriculture is still the main source of livelihood. This is noteworthy to mention that Sikkim is completely an organic state. Organic cash crops of Sikkim has high demand in domestic and international markets.
The road network infrastructure is maintained by Boarder Roads Organization which is an offshoot of the Indian Army. Sikkim is known as ‘ Nirmal State ‘ as it became the first state in 2008 which has 100 % sanitation coverage.