Rangpo

town in Sikkim, India, bordering West Bengal

Rangpo is a town in East Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim. The town borders West Bengal. It is on the Teesta river. All vehicles entering Sikkim have to stop here.

Rangpo
town
Rangpo is located in Sikkim
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Rangpo is located in India
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Coordinates: 27°10′30″N 88°31′48″E / 27.175°N 88.530°E / 27.175; 88.530Coordinates: 27°10′30″N 88°31′48″E / 27.175°N 88.530°E / 27.175; 88.530
CountryIndia
StateSikkim
DistrictEast
Government
 • TypeNagar Panchayat
Elevation
333 m (1,093 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total10,450
Languages
 • OfficialNepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangar, Sherpa, Tamang and Sunwar
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationSK
Literacy87.27%

IndustrializationEdit

Rangpo is now the center for almost all the pharmaceutical companies. The town is one of the fastest growing towns in the state.