Baraigram Upazila (Natore district) with an area of 299.61 sq km, is surrounded by Gurudaspur and Natore Sadar upazilas on the north, Atgharia and Ishwardi upazilas on the south, Chatmatar upazila on the east, Lalpur and Baghatipara upazilas on the west.
Rivers Khalsadingi and Mara Baral are almost silted.
Baraigram (Town) consists of 4 mouzas. The area of the town is 14.68 sq km. The town has a population of 16355; male 51.57%, female 48.43%; population density per sq km 1114. Literacy rate among the town people is 35.2%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration Baraigram thana was established in 1869 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 7 union parishads, 152 mouzas and 179 villages.
Archaeological heritage and relics Pangiar Dighi at village Khidir Atai, remnants of old temples and rajbari at villages Satoil, Jonail, Joari, Kalikapur, Daarikushi and Bagdoba.
Marks of the War of Liberation Mass grave 1, martyr memorial 1.
Population 230480; male 50.85%, female 49.15%; Muslim 90.78%, Hindu 5.83%, Christian and ethnic nationals 2.83% and others 0.56%.
Religious institutions Mosque 270, temple 8, church 4.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 25.3%; male 30.6%, female 19.9%.
Educational institutions: college 9, high school 36, madrasa 46, government primary school 59, non-government primary school 22.
Cultural organisations Club 53, public library 1, cinema hall 4. Main occupations Agriculture 43.39%, agricultural labourer 33.12%, wage labourer 2.62%, commerce 6.5%, service 3.26%, transport 1.41%, others 9.7%.
Land use Total cultivable land 22730 hectares, fallow land 87 hectares; single crop 39%, double crop 45% and treble crop 16%; cultivable land per head 0.15 hectare.
Land control Among the peasants 12% are landless, 50.98% marginal, 28.80% intermediate and 8.22% rich.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is approximately Tk 5000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, wheat, jute, mustard, onion, garlic, brinjal, patal. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Barley, ground nut, sweet potato, kaun.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, guava. Fisheries, poultries Fishery 2, hatchery 7.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 51 km, semi pucca 10 km and mud road 360 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin, horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Cottage industries Goldsmith 60, blacksmith 50, potteries 70.
Hats, bazars Total number of hats and bazars are 18, most noted of which are Moukhara and Banpara.
Main exports Paddy, banana, papaya, date molasses.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are Brac, CARE, Grameen Bank, Proshika
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, family planning centre 4, satellite clinic 3.