Rangpo is a town in East Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim. The town borders West Bengal and is situated along the river Teesta. It is the first Sikkimese town on NH 31A which links Siliguri to Gangtok. It is about 200 m above sea level giving it a sub-tropical climate. All vehicles entering Sikkim are scanned for foreign tourists who require the necessary documents to enter the state.
Rangpo has a large population of Nepalese and Bhutia. Marwari businessmen have settled down in the town and own most of the shops. Nepali is the predominant language.
Rangpo is located at 2711N 8832E / 27.18N 88.53E / 27.18; 88.53. It has an average elevation of 333metres .
As of 2001 India census, Rangpo had a population of 3724. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Rangpo has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Rangpo, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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