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Facts & figures, sikkim

 
  Area 7,096 kmē (2,740 sq mi)
  Altitude 280 m (920 ft) to 8,585 m (28,000 ft)
  Coordinates 27.2° N 88.4° E
  Capital Gangtok
  Location Eastern part of India
  Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
  Population 540,493
  Literacy rate 56.9 %
  Districts Four (4)
  Languages Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Hindi and English
  Climate Temperate
  Average Rainfall 325 cm
  Religion Buddhism & Hinduism
  Seasons Winter, Summer, Spring, Autumn and Monsoons