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Bolpur Destination Guide

Explore Bolpur in India.

Bolpur in the region of Bengal with it's 70,998 inhabitants is a town in India - some 735 mi (or 1,183 km) South-East of New Delhi, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Bolpur in India

Current time in Bolpur is now 05:43 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kolkata" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Rajshahi, Dhaka, Thimphu, Shiur, Patna or Gaibandha. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sri Niketan, Shanti Niketan and Bolpur. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 83 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1031.8 hPa
Wind Speed with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Monday, 23rd of January 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of January 2017
Clear sky, gentle breeze.
Clear sky Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Wednesday, 25th of January 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 14°C (58 °F)

Videos

Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Satabdi Express

01:19 min ( July 13, 2012 by Michael Wilson Minz)
Views: 1,005 - Rating: 5/5

Hi friends this is my first upload. The New Satabdi Express running Between Howrah and New Jalpaiguri. It Started today.... Hope you Like it

Tomay Hridmajhare Rakhibo

06:55 min ( March 21, 2011 by Arindam Chakraborty)
Views: 2,607 - Rating: 5/5

A beautiful song sang by a Baul on the bank of River Kopai


AANKE BAANKE BIRBHUM 2011

34:07 min ( October 27, 2011 by Sudipto- iLlluMINateD)
Views: 217 - Rating: 5/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Bolpur in West Bengal. While four assembly segments of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Birbhum district, three are in Bardhaman district. The seat was a free seat till 2004, but was declared reserved for scheduled castes from 2009 general elections.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.67, 87.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal, Politics in Birbhum district

Rabindra Bharati University

Rabindra Bharati University is a university in Kolkata, India. It was founded on May 8, 1962, under the Rabindra Bharati Act of the Government of West Bengal in 1961, to mark the birth centenary of the poet Rabindranath Tagore. It is located at the Tagore family home, Jorasanko Thakur Bari. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Performing Arts and Visual Arts under the Faculty of Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and other subjects under the Faculty of Arts.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.67, 87.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Art schools in India, Educational institutions established in 1962, Memorials to Rabindranath Tagore, Rabindra Bharati University, Rabindranath Tagore, Universities and colleges in Kolkata

Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary

For town in Bardhaman district see Ballavpur Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary (Bengali: বল্লভপুর বন্যপ্রাণী অভয়ারণ্য) (popular as Deer Park) was established in 1977. This wooded area is located near Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.67, 87.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Birbhum district, Wildlife sanctuaries of West Bengal

Santiniketan

Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 180 kilometres north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). It was made famous by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose vision became what is now a university town that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Santiniketan is also a tourist attraction because Rabindranath Tagore wrote many of his literary classics here, and his house is a place of historical importance.

More reading: Santiniketan homepage
Located at 23.67, 87.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Birbhum district, University towns

Sriniketan

Sriniketan (also spelt Sri Niketan) is a town in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.67, 87.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Birbhum district

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