Nalhati is a town, municipality in Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal near the West Bengal / Jharkhand border. This town is named after the Shakti peeth Nalhateshwari temple, which according to the mythologies is the situated where the "nala" i.e. throat of goddess Shakti had fallen. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India.
Nalhati is a junction railway station where the Azimganj line joins the old Sahibganj Loop of the Eastern Railway. See Nalhati Railway Station.
Nalhati police station under Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district looks after two administrative blocks Nalhati I and Nalhati II.
Nalhati municipality was established in 2000.
Nalhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal.