|Elevation||228 m (748 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-WB|
In Bengali, Jhilimili means sparkle or twinkle.
Jhilimili is located at  Jhilimili is located on the banks of Kangsabati River, is about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Mukutmanipur,80 kilometres (50 mi) from Bankura, 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Khatra and 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Ranibandh.. It has an average elevation of 228 metres (748 ft).
A travel from Ranibandh to Jhilimili offers a magnificent revelation to impressive forest of changeable heights on both sides on the route. The Kangsabati flows through this forest and its banks are an ideal picnic spot. The watchtower at Jhilimili offers a commanding view of the surrounding area. Jhilimili is a quiet place, and makes for a pleasant getaway for city-dwellers.
As per 2011 Census of India Jhilimili had a total population of 1,429 of which 715 (50%) were males and 714 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 148. The total number of literates in Jhilimili was 1,046 (81.65% of the population over 6 years).
During mid-January, Tusu parab is celebrated. Goddess Tusu is worshipped. Santhals organise village fairs during Makara Sankranti. Myths heard for generations says once a King had two daughter Jhili & Mili. Based on their daughter name the location is identified as Jhilimili.
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