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Losoong Festival

Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 14:30 [IST]

Last Update: Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 08:54 [IST]

Losoong Festival

Losoong festival was celebrated with traditional fervour in Gangtok on Friday. To mark the occasion, members of Bhutia and Lepcha communities carried out a rally dressed in traditional attire. (DICHEN ONGMU)  

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi