Namchi has an average elevation of 1,315 metres, located in the Indian state of Sikkim. Most of the inhabitants in Namchi are Hindus and Buddhists. Nepali is the widely spoken language here. It has a number of private schools and government higher secondary schools for boys and girls with quality education. Namchi is home to the Buxa Formation of Mamley, the stromatolite bearing Dolomite Limestones, which has been declared national geological monument by the Geological Survey of India. There are number of places to visit near Namchi, some of them are Rock Garden, Temi tea garden, Bhaichung Stadium and many more.