Sikkim is the second smallest state in India. This landlocked state is the least populous and is the capital of Gangtok. Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest peak, is located here. The state has twenty-eight mountain peaks, twenty-one glaciers, 227 7 inch lakes, five hot springs and more than 100 rivers and rivers, including the famous Teesta, also known as the "lifeline of Sikkim". The economy of Sikkim is mainly agricultural.
It produces rice, cardamom, oranges, apples and tea. It is also a mineral rich state and includes copper, dolomite, limestone, graphite, mica, iron and coal mines. The state also has a huge tourism potential. There are many hotels and guest houses to cater to the developed tourism industry. Apart from major tourism contributions, the service sector also claims its real estate.