Junput is located in Midnapore District
in West Bengal
. It lies about 40 km north-east of Digha
Junput is famous for its beautiful beach and brackish water fish cultivation. A drive to this spot via Kanthi (Contai) offers a commanding view of Casuarina forests. The town also has a scientific research center and a center for studies in marine biology.
Contai Road Railway Station serves Junput.