The district of East Sikkim covers a total area of 954 sq. km.The total population of the East Sikkim is 1,78,452 and the density of population per square kilometer is 187.Most of the people of East Sikkim are engaged in agriculture. However, the tourism industry forms the backbone of the district.
The district can boast of many places of tourist interest. One of the major attraction of the district is the city of Gantok, the capital of Sikkim which has many tourist destinations. The Rumtek Monastery, Nathula Pass and Tsomgo Lake are worth seeing.
Last Updated on : 22/04/2013