Sikkim, Nepali: सिक्किम Sikkimese: སུ་ཁྱིམ་, is a state in East India in the Himalayan foot hills also bordering China, Nepal and Bhutan. The name has been coined from the words su him, which mean "beautiful home", reflecting the beauty of its snow-covered mountains and lush green valleys.

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Gangtok is a bustling, friendly hill station, and the capital of the Himalayan state of Sikkim.

Yuksom is a small village in Sikkim. It is said that it was the first capital of Sikkim.

Pelling is a small town in West Sikkim. Pelling is famous for its magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga.


West Sikkim is a district in Sikkim. The highlight of West Sikkim is the amazing Himalayan treks in the foothills of Mt Kanchenjunga.

North Sikkim is a district in the state of Sikkim. English is widely spoken, most of the guides and drivers understand Hindi as well although Nepali is the most widely spoken language.

East Sikkim is a district in Sikkim. East Sikkim is one of four districts of Sikkim and the area is busy and more populous than any other districts of Sikkim, the capital Gangtok is also situated here.

South Sikkim is a district in Sikkim.


  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  611,000
  • Latitude of center:  27° 19' 48" (27.33°) north
  • Longitude of center:  88° 37' 12" (88.62°) east
  • Elevation:  5,057 meters (16,591 feet)
  • Neighbors:  West Bengal
  • Wikidata:  Sikkim
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Sikkim

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  • Arabic:  سيكيم
  • Assamese:  ছিক্কিম
  • Belarusian:  Сікім
  • Bengali:  সিক্কিম
  • Bihari :  सिक्किम
  • Bishnupriya:  সিকিম
  • Bulgarian:  Сиким
  • Burmese:  ဆစ်ကင်ပြည်နယ်
  • Chechen:  Сикким
  • Chinese:  锡金
  • Dhivehi:  ސިއްކީމް
  • English:  State of Sikkim
  • Esperanto:  Sikimo
  • Georgian:  სიკიმი
  • Greek:  Σικκίμ
  • Gujarati:  સિક્કિમ
  • Hebrew:  סיקים
  • Hindi:  सिक्किम
  • Hungarian:  Szikkim
  • Japanese:  シッキム州
  • Kannada:  ಸಿಕ್ಕಿಂ
  • Kashmiri:  سککم
  • Korean:  시킴 주
  • Latvian:  Sikima
  • Literary Chinese:  錫金
  • Lithuanian:  Sikimas
  • Macedonian:  Сиким
  • Malayalam:  സിക്കിം
  • Marathi:  सिक्किम
  • Mingrelian:  სიკიმი
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  सिक्किम
  • Newari:  सिक्किम
  • Northern Luri:  سیکیم
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ସିକିମ
  • Panjabi:  ਸਿੱਕਮ
  • Persian:  سیکیم
  • Portuguese:  Siquim
  • Pushto:  سيکيم
  • Russian:  Сикким
  • Sanskrit:  सिक्किमराज्यम्
  • Serbian:  Сиким
  • Sinhala:  සිකිම්
  • Tajik:  Сикким
  • Tamil:  சிக்கிம்
  • Telugu:  సిక్కిం
  • Thai:  รัฐสิกขิม
  • Tibetan:  འབྲས་ལྗོངས།
  • Ukrainian:  Сіккім
  • Upper Sorbian:  Sikim
  • Urdu:  سکم
  • Western Panjabi:  سکم
  • Yue Chinese:  錫金
  • Che-meng-hsiung
  • Demjong
  • Dremojong
  • Kingdom of Sikkim
  • Sikhim

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