Simlapal (community development block) (Bengali: ) is an administrative division in Khatra subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Simlapal police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Simlapal. Simlapal is located at 225522N 870424E / 22.9227N 87.0734E / 22.9227; 87.0734. Simlapal community development block has an area of 309.20 km. Gram panchayats of Simlapal block/ panchayat samiti are: Bikrampur, Dubrajpur, Laxmisagar, Machtora, Mandalgram, Parsola and Simlapal. As per 2001 census, Simlapal block had a total population of 127,429, out of which 65,328 were males and 62,101 were females. Simlapal block registered a population growth of 14.48 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 13.79 per cent.Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.