- a kingdom in NE India, in the Himalayas between Nepal and Bhutan. 2740 sq. mi. (7096 sq. km). Capital: Gangtok.
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And there are beauties in the Desert which are not found in either Sikkim or Kashmir.
But the birds of Sikkim, if few in number, are great in variety.
The Lepchas of Sikkim have risen above the first primitive stage.
In Kashmir there is also far more variety of colour than there is in Sikkim.
This form is also found on the frontier from Afghanistan to Sikkim.Jungle Folk
- a state of NE India, formerly an independent state: under British control (1861–1947); became an Indian protectorate in 1950 and an administrative division of India in 1975; lies in the Himalayas, rising to 8600 m (28 216 ft) at Kanchenjunga in the north. Capital: Gangtok. Pop: 540 493 (2001). Area: 7096 sq km (2740 sq miles)
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