Rangpo TourismRangpo is a town located in the East Sikkim district in the state of Sikkim. Rangpo town borders West Bengal and is situated along the river Teesta. It is the first Sikkimese town on the national highway 31A which links Siliguri to Gangtok. The town of Rangpo is situated at an average elevation of 333 meters above sea level. the town has a sub tropical climate. The New Sikkim Railway project is underway through Rangpo further to Gangtok.
Demography of Rangpo
According to the 2001 census, Rangpo recorded a population of 3724. the average literacy rate of Rangpo is 70%. The town of Rangpo has a population of Nepalese and Bhutia mix. There are also Marwari businessmen who have settled here. Nepali is the predominant language of the people of Rangpo. Apart from that, the people also speak Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Gurung, Sherpa and other languages.
Utility Services in Rangpo
Rangpo has many utility services for the people residing here. The postal services are provided by the Indian Postal Service and the electricity services by the Power & Electricity Department of Sikkim Government. There are also many leading telecommunication networks prevalent in Rangpo. Some of the banks located in Rangpo are:
Central Bank of India
NH 31 A, Upper Bazar, Rangpo
State Bank of India
Above Uttam Sweets, Rangpo Bazar, Rangpo
Phone: 03592- 240226
Rangpo bazar, Near Traffic Point, Rangpo
Sikkim Distilleries Limited, Main Market, 31 A National Highway
Phone: 03952- 240243
H/O Mr. Shiva Kumar Sharma
Rangpo Bazar, Rangpo