Interestingly, Sikkim and Meghalaya are the only two states having borders with only one state – Sikkim has borders with West Bengal only, while sharing its international borders with three nations – China, Bhutan and Nepal.
It is one of the smallest states in India. Sikkim is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north and northeast, by Bhutan to the southeast, by the Indian state of West Bengal to the south, and by Nepal to the west.
Maine is the only U.S. state that shares a border with only one other, and that state is New Hampshire.
|Country||States and Union Territories|
|Pakistan||J&K, Ladakh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat|
|Afghanistan||Ladakh (POK region)|
|China||Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh|
|Nepal||Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim|
Assam has opened its borders with the other north-eastern states (excluding Sikkim) from Sunday, May 3, largely to facilitate the return of people who are stranded in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. However, it is for inward journey only.
Bihar shares border with Nepal, Sikkim shares border with Nepal and Bhutan and Himachal Pradesh share border with China.
Which state is Sikkim?
Sikkim is a State in Northeast India. It is one of the fastest growing, multiethnic and multilingual Indian state. It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west and West Bengal in the south. SIkkim is also located close to India’s Siliguri corridor near Bangladesh.
How many states are there in Sikkim?
Districts of Sikkim. Sikkim has four districts – East Sikkim, North Sikkim, South Sikkim and West Sikkim. The district capitals are Gangtok,Mangan, Namchi and Gyalshing respectively.
Which is the only bordering state with Assam in the West?
It is located in the northeastern part of the country and is bounded to the north by the kingdom of Bhutan and the state of Arunachal Pradesh, to the east by the states of Nagaland and Manipur, to the south by the states of Mizoram and Tripura, and to the west by Bangladesh and the states of Meghalaya and West Bengal.
What states only border two other states?
List of Neighboring States
|State Name||Number of Neighboring States|
|California Connecticut Delaware Louisiana New Hampshire New Jersey North Dakota Rhode Island Vermont||3|
|Florida South Carolina Washington||2|
What state borders more states?
Most Neighborly States
- Tennessee and Missouri each share borders with eight states.
- Tennessee: Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri.
- Missouri: Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.
Which Pass connects Tibet with Sikkim?
Jelep Pass, Tibetan Jelep La, Chinese Zhiliepu Shankou, mountain pass on the border of the Indian state of Sikkim and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Jelep Pass lies at an elevation of about 14,390 feet (4,386 metres), in the Dongkya Range of the eastern Himalayas.
What is the old name of Sikkim?
The Tibetan name for Sikkim is Drenjong (Wylie-transliteration: ‘bras ljongs), which means “valley of rice”, while the Bhutias call it Beyul Demazong, which means ‘”the hidden valley of rice”.
The most neighborly states are Tennessee and Missouri. Each share borders with eight states. Tennessee borders Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri.