7 Things You Must Know About the State of Sikkim

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23 February 2024

Ravi Shankar Kumar || ExamVatika.com

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Sikkim is a landlocked state in northeastern India. Gangtok is the capital and largest city of Sikkim.

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Sikkim is the least populous state in India. It is also the second smallest state in India by area.

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Sikkim shares its borders with Nepal to the west, Bhutan to the east, and China to the north.

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Kanchenjunga is the third-highest mountain in the world. It is partially located in Sikkim.

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Sikkim became the 22nd Indian state in 1975. It is the only state in India with an ethnic Nepalese majority.

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The Nathula Pass was a major trade route between India and China. It is located at the Indo-China border.

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The state of Sikkim is divided into four districts: East Sikkim, West Sikkim, North Sikkim and South Sikkim.