Rangpo

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Rangpo
town
Rangpo is located in Sikkim
Rangpo
Rangpo
Rangpo is located in India
Rangpo
Rangpo
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%

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.

Industrialization[change | change source]

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