Sikkim is characterized by religious diversity, and the major religions practiced in the state include: The coexistence of various religions adds to the cultural richness and diversity of Sikkim. The … Read more
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The state flower of Sikkim is the Nobile Orchid (Rhynchostylis gigantea). Also known as the “Sikkim Rhododendron,” it was declared the state flower in 1989. The Nobile Orchid is appreciated … Read more
The official languages of Sikkim, as per the state’s official status, are Nepali, Bhutia, and Lepcha. However, English is also used extensively for official and administrative purposes. The linguistic diversity … Read more
The first capital of Sikkim was Yuksom. Yuksom, located in the West Sikkim district, holds historical significance as the place where the first Chogyal (monarch) of Sikkim was consecrated in … Read more