The population density is a measurement of population per unit area. It is mainly beings. Sikkim is the least populated state in India, which actually became part of India in the year 1975. It is a land locked state, which is surrounded by West Bengal state of India and other neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. This state is significant in being one of the most preferred natural travel destinations for the tourists around the world.
Following are the four main reasons why it is sparsely populated:
1. It really covers very small area.
2. Most of the land is covered with high mountains.
3. The extremely cold climate creates inhabitancy difficult.
4. More number of tourists than available space for residents.
Apart from Sikkim, other places like Arunachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Andaman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Mizoram are some of the least populated states / union territories in India.