About the district

The district is the largest in four districts of Sikkim. The landscape is mountainous with dense vegetation to the alpine height before the southern tundra, before leaving the desert. Many waterfalls surrounded by the main road make visit to this district very beautiful.

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District at a glance

Coordinates: 27°31′N 88°32′E

Area: 4226 square. Km

Population: 43,709 Male: 24,730 Women: 18, 9 7 9

Language: Nepali / Bhutia / Lepcha

Village: 120