About District

Soreng located at 27.17˚North  88.20˚ East .Here rainy season extend from may to november and recorded in the past 100 cm of rainfall in august.The district is a favourite for the trekkers due to the high elevations. Here economy is mainly agrarian, despite most of the land being unfit for cultivation owing to the precipitous and rocky slopes.

Soreng is the newly created  district  from bifurcation  of West Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim  with an area of 176.40 sq km. The headquarters of the district is at Soreng.The town is connected to the capital Gangtok by a metalled road. Soreng  also connected to the West Bengal towns of Darjeeling and Kalimpong via Jorethang. The town has a large Nepali population, and the Nepali language is the predominant language of the region.The other language spoken here are Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangar, Sherpa, Tamang,Sunwar etc. The town is situated at an altitude of about 4314 feet . The town enjoys a temperate climate for most of the year and snow sometimes falls in the vicinity. Major towns in the district are Soreng, Nayabazar, Kaluk, Mangalbarey, Sombarey, Daramdin, Chakung, Rinchenpong and Reshi.. The district shares its borders with Gyalshing and Namchi  and with the state of West Bengal in the south. It also has an international border with Nepal to its west.

Soreng shares the boundaries as belows

North: RangsangKholsa, Rhododendron Sanctuary, Indo Nepal border

South: Ramma River

East: ChunbhattiKholsa and Rangit River

West: RammamRiver,  Rhododendron Sanctuary, Indo Nepal border