North Sikkim is a district of the Sikkim state, India. Its district headquarter is Mangan.
Geography of North Sikkim
North Sikkim disatrict covers the 4226 Sq.kms area. North Sikkim is the northern district of Sikkim state. At an altitude of 3950 ft the town is located at a distance of 65 km from Gangtok, the state capital. Tourists need special permits to visit North Sikkim beyond Mangan. North Sikkim can be visited only as part of an organized tour.
Rivers : Tista,Lachung Chhu, Chakung ChhuUmram Chhu, Yumthang Chhu
Latitude of North Sikkim city : 27 degrees, 31.8 minutes North
Longitude of North Sikkim city : 88 degrees, 35.9 minutes East
About North Sikkim
The majority of the population of North Sikkim are Bhutias and Lepchas. There are a lesser number of Nepalis. The region is famous for the Buddhist monastries, Phensong and Phodong
Sub - Division in North Sikkim District
In North Sikkim district there are 2 sub - division
Revenue Block in North Sikkim District
Gram Panchayat Units in North Sikkim District
In North Sikkim district there are 20 Gram Panchayat Units
Cities and Towns in North Sikkim District
Tourist Place in North Sikkim District
Ruins of Tumlong Palace
Yumthang Valley & Hot Spring
Colleges in North Sikkim District
Damber Singh Degree College
Government College, Rhenock.
Sikim Govt.Law College
Himalayan Pharmacy Institute
Namchi Degree College( Govt.College)
Pakim Paletine College
Cardamum, Paddy, Apple, Corn , Potato, Cabbage are the main crops of this district.