Upper Tadong

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Upper Tadong
अप्पर तादोङ
Upper Tadong is located in Sikkim
Upper Tadong
Upper Tadong
Upper Tadong is located in India
Upper Tadong
Upper Tadong
Location in Sikkim, India
Coordinates: 27°19′00″N 88°36′00″E / 27.3167°N 88.6000°E / 27.3167; 88.6000Coordinates: 27°19′00″N 88°36′00″E / 27.3167°N 88.6000°E / 27.3167; 88.6000
Country  India
State Sikkim
District East
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,670
 • Official Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangar, Sherpa, Tamang and Sunwar
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration SK

Upper Tadong is a census town in East Sikkim District in the Indian state of Sikkim. It falls under Gangtok Municipal Corporation.


At the 2001 census of India,[1] Upper Tadong had a population of 14,670. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Upper Tadong has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 71%. In Upper Tadong, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.