Singhik

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Singhik
Sentam
Town
Singhik is located in Sikkim
Singhik
Singhik
Singhik is located in India
Singhik
Singhik
Location in Sikkim, India
Coordinates: 27°31′N 88°34′E / 27.52°N 88.57°E / 27.52; 88.57Coordinates: 27°31′N 88°34′E / 27.52°N 88.57°E / 27.52; 88.57
Country  India
State Sikkim
District North Sikkim
Elevation 1,560 m (5,120 ft)
Population (2011-12)
 • Total 950 approx
Languages
 • Official Lepcha, Nepali and Bhutia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration SK

Singhik is a town in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is situated at a distance of four kilometres from Mangan, the district headquarters. The town has clear views of Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu.

Location[edit]

Singhik is situated 70 km approx from the capital city Gangtok, linked by a national highway passing the headquarters of North Sikkim District, Mangan which is 4 km from the village.

People[edit]

The people of Singhik represent three ethnic communities: the Lepcha, Nepali, and Bhutia. Lepcha comprise nearly 80% of the population.

Geography[edit]

Singhik is located at 27°31′N 88°34′E / 27.52°N 88.57°E / 27.52; 88.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,560 metres (5,118 feet).

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