Sikkim, Nepali: सिक्किम Sikkimese: སུ་ཁྱིམ་, is a state in East India in the Himalayan foot hills also bordering , and . 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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is a bustling, friendly hill station, and the capital of the Himalayan state of .

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

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

is in . is a relatively new tourist spot in South Sikkim.


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

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

is a district in . 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.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 611,000
  • Abbreviation: SK
  • Latitude of center: 27° 45' (27.75°) north
  • Longitude of center: 88° 30' (88.5°) east
  • Elevation: 5057 meters (16,591 feet)
  • Neighbors:
  • 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, French: Sikkim, Georgian: სიკიმი, German: Sikkim, Greek: Σικκίμ, Gujarati: સિક્કિમ, Hebrew: סיקים, Hindi: सिक्किम, Hungarian: Szikkim, Italian: Sikkim, 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, Spanish: Sikkim, 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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