North Sikkim District

Population: 43,354 (2011)

State: Sikkim

Language: Nepali

Headquarters: Mangan


Area: 4226 square kilometers

Density of population: 10 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 77.39 % - Male: 83.03 %, Female: 69.92 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:769


Boundaries of North Sikkim District


North: China

South: East Sikkim District, West Sikkim District, South Sikkim District, Sikkim

East: Bhutan

West: Nepal


North Sikkim District Average Rainfall: 2085.48 mm

North Sikkim District Average Temperature in Summer: 17.30 deg C

North Sikkim District Average Temperature in Winter: 4.54 deg C





Major Rivers: Tista, Lachung Chhu, Chakung ChhUmram Chhu, Yumthang Chhu

Sub Divisions: Chungthang, Mangan

Assembly Constituencies: Lachen, Mangan, Djongu, Kabi Lungchuk


North Sikkim District Nearby Attractions


1. Kabi Longstok

2. Ruins of Tumlong Palace

3. Phodong Monastery

4. Phodong

5. Labrang Monastery

6. Singhik View Point

7. Chungthang

8. Yumthang Valley and Hot Spring

9. Khangchendzonga National Park

10. Shingba Wildlife Sanctuary


North Sikkim District Facts: Tourists are permitted only up to Magan and to go after that special permission is required. There are totally 20 gram panchayat units here. This is the largest district in Sikkim and seventh least populous district in India. Mangan is called Cardamom Capital of India. It is one of the most backward districts of India that is receiving grants from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program.    


Major Agricultural Products: Cardamum, paddy, apple, corn, potato, cabbage


Educational Institutions: Damber Singh Degree College, Government College at Rhenock, Sikkim Government Law College, Himalayan Pharmacy Institute, Namchi Degree College, Pakim Paletine College


What is North Sikkim District Famous For: Buddhist monasteries namely Phensong and Phodong and Red Panda


North Sikkim District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


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