Thana with an area of 202.98 sq km, is bounded by
Keraniganj and Nawabganj (Dhaka) upazilas on the north, Lohajang
and Shibchar upazilas on the south, Serajdikhan and Lauhajang
upazilas on the east, Nawabganj, Dohar and Sadarpur upazilas
on the west. Main rivers are Padma and Ichamati; Arial beel
(Town) consists of two mouzas. The area of the town is 1.99
sq km. It has a population of 9244; male 56.51% and female 43.49%.
Literacy rate among the town people is 49.5%.
Sreenagar thana was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists
of 14 union parishads, 102 mouzas and 147 villages.
heritage Shyamsiddhir Math, Sholaghar Math, Bhagyakul Rajbari.
Male 49.87%, Female 50.13%; Muslim 87.61%, Hindu 12.34%, others
institutions Mosque 247, temple 53.
and educational institutions Average literacy 38.56%; male
42.04%, female 35.09%. Educational institutions: college 4, high
school 22, government primary school 92, non-government primary
school 11, madrasa 31, orphanage 1.
organisations Public library 1, cinema hall 3, society and
other organisation 303, stadium 1.
occupations Agriculture 24.66%, agricultural labourer 18.97%,
wage labourer 2.03%, weaving 1.35%, construction 1.86%, fishing
2.34%, commerce 22.66%, service 10.61%, others 15.52%.
use Cultivable land 15285 hectares, fallow land 5985 hectares;
single crop 52.74%, double crop 38.74% and triple crop land 8.52%.
control Among the peasants, 19% landless, 35% small, 28%
intermediate and 18% rich; cultivable land per head 0.074 hectare.
of land The market value of the first grade arable land is
Tk 6000 per 0.01 hectare.
crops Paddy, potato, wheat, mustard, sweet pumpkin.
fruits Mango, guava, wood apple (bel).
and dairies Fishery 683, poultry 135, dairy 192, hatchery 1.
facilities Roads: pucca 98 km, semi pucca 11 km and mud road
155 km, waterways 9 nautical mile.
transport Boat, bullock cart (extinct).
2, rice mill 19, saw mill 27, cold storage 2, brick-field 4.
industries Welding workshop 28, carpenter 250, goldsmith
225, potteries 115, blacksmith 100.
bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 19, fair 3, noted of
which are Sreenager, Bhagyakul, Kumargaon, Kederpur, Baraikhali
Bazar, Hasara Bazar, Sholaghar Bazar.
export Paddy, potato, sweet pumpkin.
Operationally important NGOs are caritas, grameen bank, brac, asa.
centres Upazila health complex 1, satellite clinic 3, pathological
laboratory 3, family planning centre 10, veterinary hospital
last updated 01-07-2005 @ 0900 GM