Gurudaspur Upazila (Natore district) with an area of 199.40 sq km, is surrounded by Singra and Tarash upazilas on the north,Baraigram upazila on the south, Tarash and Chatmohar upazilas on the east, Natore Sadar upazila on the west.
Noted rivers are Atrai and Gur; noted depression Chalan Beel.
Gurudaspur (Town) consists of 9 wards and 18 mahallas. Gurudaspur Municipality was established in 1991. The area of the municipality is 13.6 sq km. It has a population of 38794; male 51.41%, female 48.59%. Literacy rate among the town people is 34.2%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration Gurudaspur thana was established in 1917 and was turned into an upazila in 1984. It consists of one municipality, 6 union parishads, 9 wards, 18 mahallas, 118 mouzas and 102 villages.
Archaeological heritage and relics Museum at village Khubjipur, Chalanbeel Museum, ancient Mosque at village Patpara, Mughal Mosque at village Pipla.
Population 173276; male 50.72%, female 49.28%; Muslim 94.07%, Hindu 5.49% and others 0.44%.
Religious institutions Mosque 255, temple 28. Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 31.2%; male 38.6% and female 24.7%.
Educational institutions: college 5, high school 24, madrasa 57, government primary school 78, technical institution 1.
Cultural organisations Club 40, public library 3, cinema hall 2, theatre stage 1, museum 1.
Main occupations Agriculture 42.03%, agricultural labourer 29.35%, wage labourer 2.89%, commerce 11.43%, service 3.23%, fishery 1.47%, industry 2% and others 7.6%.
Land use Total cultivable land 18100 hectares; fallow land 771 hectares; single crop 49%, double crop 43% and treble crop land 8%.
Land control Among the peasants, 28% are landless, 22% small, 34% intermediate and 16% rich; cultivable land per head 0.15 hectare.
Value of land The market value of land of the first grade is approximately Tk 5000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, wheat, mustard, potato, onion, garlic, khesari, kalai and sugarcane. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Tobacco, jute and sesame.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, guava, papaya, wood apple, jambura and watermelon.
Fisheries, dairies, poultries Fishery 318, dairy 23 and poultry 1.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 12 km, semi pucca 7 km and mud road 295; waterways 39 nautical mile; river port 1.
Traditional transport Palanquin, horse carriage and bullock cart. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct. Manufactories Ice factory 8, boiler 100.
Cottage industries Cottage industries include bamboo work, cane work, goldsmith.
Hats, bazars and fairs Total number of hats and bazars are 22, most noted of which is Chaskoir.
Main exports Paddy, mango, date molasses and fish.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are BRAC, ASA, PROSHIKA, GRAMEEN BANK..
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, health centre 4, eye hospital 1.