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 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 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:  सिक्किम Newari:  सिक्किम Northern Luri:  سیکیم Oriya:  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 Q1505 Sikhim

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