SIKKIM



  • Capital - Gangtok.
  • Number Of Districts - 4
  • Formed On - 16 May 1975.
  • Chief Minister - Pawan Kumar Chamling.
  • Governor - Ganga Prasad.
  • High Court - Sikkim High Court.
  • Chief Justice - Justice Minakshi Madan Rai.
  • Language - Nepali, English, Sikkimese,Bhutia, Lepcha, Dzongkha,Groma, Gurung, Limbu,
    Magar, Majhi, Majhwar,Nepal Bhasa, Rai, Sherpa,Sunuwar, Tamang, Thulung,Tibetan, Yakha.
  • State Animal - Red Panda.
  • State Bird - Blood Pheasant.
  • State Flower - Noble Orchid.
  • Tribes -The Bhutias, The Nepalese, The Lepchas.
  • Festivals -Losar festival, Losoong festival, Lhadab dhuechen festival, Kagyed dance festival, Sonam lochar festival, Tamu lhocchar festival, Gangtok food and flower festival, Namchi mahotsav, Phang lhabsol festival, Bhumcha.
  • Folk Dance - Maruni, Yak chaam & singhi chaam, Tamang selo, Dhaan naach, Rechungma, Bhutia folk dance, Lepcha folk dance, Chyabrung(limbo or subba dance), Mask dance.
  • Temples - Dubdi monastery or Yuksom Monastery.
  • Rivers - Dharla, Jaldhaka, Lachen, Lachung, Lhonak, Teesta, Talung, Rahnikhola, Ratey chu, Roro chu, Relli river, Rangpo.
  • Important dams & associated rivers-
  1. Rangpo Dam - Rangpo River.
  2. Rangeet III Dam - Rangeet River.
  3. Rongli Dam - Rongli River.
  4. Teesta III Dam- Teesta River.
  5. Teesta IV - Teesta River.
  6. Teesta V - Teesta River.
  • Power Plants -        
  1. Rangeet Hydro Electric Power Plant.
  • National Park - Khangchendzonga National Park.
  • Bird Sanctuary - Kitam Bird Sanctuary.
  • Wildlife Sanctuary - 
  1. Shingba WLS.
  2. Maenam WLS.
  3. Dangolakha WLS.
  4. Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary. 
  5. Fambong Lho WLS.
  6. Barsey Rhododendron WLS.
  • Important Stadiums - Palzor or Paljor Stadium (Football).
  • Lakes -
  1. Gurudongmar lake.
  2. Tsomgo lake.
  3. Crows lake.
  4. Tso lamho lake.
  5. Khecheopalri lake.
  6. Menmecho lake.
  7. Cholamu lake.
  8. Samiti lake.
  9. Lakshmi Pokhari lake.
  • Waterfall - 
  1. Kyongnosla waterfall.
  2. Changey waterfall.
  3. Kali khola waterfall.
  4. Bakthang waterfall.
  5. Naga falls.
  6. Sangey falls.
  7. Bhim nala falls.
  8. Seven sister falls.
  9. Banjharki waterfall.
  10. Kanchenjung waterfall.
  • Airports - 
  1. Pakyong Airport..
  • World Heritage SiteKhangchendzonga National Park.