SIKKIM, a small Himalayan
State lying between 27 to 28 degrees North latitude and 88 to
89 degrees East longitude is the second smallest state in India.
It is barely 7,096 sq km in size yet has an elevation ranging
from 300 m to 8585 m above sea level. It's Geography is dominated
by the most majestic mountain chain in the world which includes
the Khangchendzonga, the world's third highest mountain and is
worshipped as the guardian deity to their land.
Su capital es Gangtok, y la
población ronda los 500.000 habitantes.
the most widely spoken language in Sikkim. English and Hindi are
also widely spoken and understood in most of Sikkim, and Gangtok
in particular. Other cognate languages spoken in Gangtok include
Sikkimese, Lepcha, Limboo and Bengali.