Aditmari Upazila (Lalmonirhat district) with an area of 195.03 sq km is surrounded by Dinhata Thana of Kuchbihar district of India on the north, Gangachara upazilaon the south, Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila on the east and Kaliganj upazila on the west.
The Tista Trimohoni and Dharala rivers cause basinal flood every year. Rivers Sharnamati and Marashati are silted and almost dead. Main depression: Namurir Beel; silted depressions are Bungchuki Beel and Galandi Beel.
Aditmari (Town) consists of three mouzas. It has an area of 15.98 sq. km. The town has a population of 15742, male 51.3%, female 48.7%; density of population is 985. Literacy rate among the town people is 20.1%.
Administration Aditmari thana, now an upazila, was established in 1980. The upazila consists of 8 union parishads, 58 mouzas, 106 villages and 3 enclaves.
Marks of War of Liberation Mass grave 1.
Population 176760; male 51.2%, female 48.8%; Muslim 80%; Hindu 19%, ethnic and others 1%; ethnic nationals- Koch and Rajbanshi.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 18.6%; male 25.5%, female 11.3%.
Educational institutions: college 2, high school 16, Junior school 10, madrasa 10, government primary school 43, non-government primary school 64; noted institutions: Badai Girija Shankar High School (1942), Aditmari Kanteshwar Barman Girls' School.
Main occupations Agriculture 56.28%, agricultural labourer 25.87%, commerce 7.27%, wage labourer 2%, service 2.16% others 6.42%.
Cultural organisations club 64, cultural society 2, co-operative society 286, playground 13, cinema hall 2, rural theatre group 12, opera party 3, women organisation 1.
Religious institutions Mosque 520, temple 75, tomb 1; most noted of which are Aditmari Jami Mosque, Bateshwar Temple.
Land use Total land under cultivation 14881 hectares, follow land 3334 hectares; single crop15%, double crops 64% and treble crops 21%; land under irrigation 55%.
Land control Among the peasants 30.37% are landless, 19.20% marginal, 28.20 small, 16.70% intermediate and 5.51% rich.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is approximately 8000 Taka per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops paddy, tobacco, potato, corn, mustard seed, tomato, onion, chilli, radish, cauliflower, cabbage and vegetables. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Local varieties of aush and aman paddy, jute, china, varieties of pulses, garlic, etc.
Main fruits Jack-fruit, betel nut, mango, litchi, grape fruit, coconut. Fisheries, dairies, poultries fishery 42, dairy 50, poultry 57.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 22.41 km, semi pucca 6.20 km, mud road 945 km; railways 26 km, rail station 3.
Traditional transport palanquin (extinct), horse carriage, bullock cart and buffalo cart (nearly extinct), boat.
Cottage industries Small and cottage industries 245, hand operated 181.
Hats, bazars and fairs Total Number of hats and bazars are fourteen; the most noted of which are Aditmari, Namurirhat, Durgapur, Palashi, Mahishkhocha, Shialkhoa and Velabari. Noted fairs: Chandrapur, Namuri, Deodoba, Boraibari and Bateshwar.
Main exports Tobacco, bidi, potato, corn and vegetables.
NGO activities RDRS, Apan Gram Pragati (OVA), Brac. ASA, Proshika, Grameen Bank, Care,, Family Health Clinic.
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, Health centre 2 (Kakina and Dalgram), maternity 1, Family health clinic (Sabuj Chhata) 1, Family planning centre 5.