|Elevation||322 m (1,056 ft)|
|• Official||Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Magar, Sherpa, Tamang and Sunwar|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Jorethang (Nepali : जोरेथाङ) is a major town in South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Jorethang lies on the Rangeet River, a tributary of the Teesta River, on the way to Pelling from Darjeeling, Siliguri and Kalimpong.
As of 2011[update] State census, Jorethang had a population of 9,009. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jorethang has an average literacy rate of 88.85%, higher than the state average of 81.42%: male literacy is 93.36%, and female literacy is 84.20%. In Jorethang, 10.63% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- "Jorethang Population Census 2011". Jorethang Nagar Panchayat.
- "List of Schools in Jorethang (South Sikkim), Sikkim | Schools in India". allindiafacts.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- 2010, Sikkim Express, Dated: 13th Jan. "Maghe Mela and what it means to Sikkim". www.scstsenvis.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
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