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Sikkim

Capital Gangtok
Date of Attaining Statehood May 16, 1975
Population (Census 2011) 6,07,688
Area 7096 Sq. km
Districts 4
Official Language English
Other Languages/Dialects Sikkim has 11 languages/dialects (in proportion to the population mixof the State) Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangai, Sherpa, Tamang, and Sunwar
Population Composition Decadal Population Growth Rate (2001- 2011, Census 2011) 12.36%
Population Density (persons per sq km as per census 2011) 2001 76
2011 86
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 2001 875
2011 889
Literacy 2001 68.81
2011 82.20
ST population% (Census 2001) (from website of M/o Tribal Affairs) 20.61
SC population % (Census 2001) (from website of M/o SJ&E) 5.0
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2011
Seats in Legislative Assembly 31 (Click to see Link)
Seats in Lok Sabha 1 (1 Sikkim)
Seats in Rajya Sabha 1
Governor Shri Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil
Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling
State Portal http://sikkim.gov.in/
Brief Intro from www.india.gov.in http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/state_uts.php?id=24

 

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Capital       – Gangtok
Population – 6,07,688 (Census 2011)
Area           – 7096 Sq. km
Districts     – 4 (Four)



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Sikkim Districts
Sl. No. Districts Head Quarter Area % of Area Population
(As per 2011 Census)
% of  Population   Map
1. East Sikkim Gangtok 954 13.44 2,81,293 46.29 East Sikkim
2. North Sikkim Mangan 4226 59.55 43,354 7.13 North Sikkim
3. South Sikkim Namchi 750 10.57 1,46,742 24.15 South Sikkim
4. West Sikkim Geyzing 1166 16.43 1,36,299 22.43 West Sikkim
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