City Name: Gangtok
District: East Sikkim
District Headquarters: Gangtok
Lat Long: 27.338682,88.605738
Area: 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population as per 2011: 98,658
Official Languages: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangar,
Sherpa, Tamang, Sunwar, Tibetans and Hindi
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
STD Code: 03592
Transport: Air, Road, Rail, Taxi
Vehicle registration: SK-01
Food and Cuisine: Momos, Wai-Wai , Pork, Beef and Vegetables, Noodle, Thukpa,
Samosa, Chinese Cuisines etc.
Religion: Hinduism and Buddhism
Festival: Dashain, Tihar, Christmas, Holi, Devil Dance, Maghe Sankranti,
Ram Navami, Chotrul Duchen, Buddha Jayanti etc.
Monuments: Enchey Monastery, Chortan Stupa, Institute of Tibetology,
Roomtek Monastery & Dharma Chakra Centre, Tsomgo Lake.
Places of interest: Kanchenjunga, Ban Jhakri Falls, Ban Jhakri Falls Energy Park,
River Teesta, White Hall, National Highway, Namgyal Institute
of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery, Maharajas Temple, Himalayan
Zoological Park., Gangtok by night etc.
Markets: M.G.Road,Lal Bazar,Mahatma Gandhi Road,Old market,New market etc.
Hospital: STNM Hospital, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences,
Central Referral Hospital, etc.
Hotel: Bamboo Grove Retreat, The Bamboo Retreat, Club Mahindra Gangtok,
Crown De La Cruz Residency, Denzong Inn, The Dewachen Retreat,
Dho tapu Guest House, Elgin Nor-Khill, Greendale Residence, Hotel
Anola, Hotel Bayul, Hotel BellaCasa, Hotel Berries, Hotel Central
Gangtok, Hotel Chalet Orchid, Hotel Comfort Inn, Hotel Crystal
Palace Gangtok,Hotel Delamere,Hotel Disha,Hotel Doma Palace etc.
Industries: Hospitality industry, Tourism industry
University/College Sikkim Government College, Sikkim Government Law College and
Damber Singh College, Sikkim University, Sikkim Manipal
University, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences and
Manipal Institute of Technology, Indira Gandhi National :
Notable people: Danny Denzongpa Actor.