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Palsit is located in West Bengal
Palsit is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°11′11″N 88°00′58″E / 23.186359°N 88.015997°E / 23.186359; 88.015997Coordinates: 23°11′11″N 88°00′58″E / 23.186359°N 88.015997°E / 23.186359; 88.015997
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,578
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB

Palsit is a village in Burdwan II CD Block in Bardhaman Sadar North subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Palsit is located at 23°11′11″N 88°00′58″E / 23.186359°N 88.015997°E / 23.186359; 88.015997[1]

Palsit is part of the Bardhaman Plain, the central plain area of the district. The area is surrounded by the Bhagirathi on the east, the Ajay on the north-west and the Damodar on the west and south. Old river channels and small creeks found in the region dry up in the dry season, but the Bardhaman Plains are sometimes subject to heavy floods during the rainy season. The region has recent alluvial soils.[2]


As per the 2011 Census of India Palsit had a total population of 3,578, of which 1,790 (50%) were males and 1,788 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 370. The total number of literates in Palsit was 2,307 (71.91% of the population over 6 years).[3]


Palsit is the junction point of the Grand Trunk Road and Durgapur Expressway. It is on NH 19. While Dankuni is 65 kilometres (40 mi), Panagarh is 64 kilometres (40 mi) from Palsit.[4]

Palsit is the meeting point of NH 114 and SH 13.[5][6]

It is 92 kilometres (57 mi) from Howrah Station on the Howrah-Bardhaman Main Line. It is 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) each from Saktigarh and Rasulpur.[7] It is part of Kolkata Suburban Railway system.


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  2. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal: District Census Handbook, Barddhaman" (PDF). Physiography, pages 13-14. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Completed Stretches on NH2 (Delhi-Kolkata)". Status : 31st Aug , 2005. National Highways Authority of India. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  5. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Road - Highway". Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  7. ^ Eastern Railway local time table