Char Bhadrasan Upazila (Faridpur district) with an area of 183 sq km, is surrounded by Harirampur upazila on the north, Sadarpur upazila on the south, Dohar upazila on the east, Faridpur Sadar and Nagarkanda upazilas on the west.
Main rivers are Padma and Bhubaneshwar.
Char Bhadrasan (Town) consists of one mouza with an area of 27.82 sq km. It has a population of 21127; male 51.5%, female 48.85%. The density of population is 759 per sq km. Literacy rate among the town people is 28%.
Administration Char Bhadrasan thana was established in 1914 at Charsalehpur. It was turned into an upazila in 1983. The upazila consists of 4 union parishads, 27 mouzas and 138 villages.
War of Liberation Mass grave memorials 2. Population 69876; male
51.35%, female 48.65%; Muslim 88.83%, Hindu 11.13% and others 0.04%.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 20.5%; male 26.5%, female 14.2%. Educational institutions: government college 1, high school 8, junior school 12, madrasa 9, satellite school 10, community school 4; noted institution: Char Bhadrasan Pilot High School (1946).
Cultural organisations Cinema hall 1, community centre 4, peasant co-operative society 60, playground 8.
Religious institutions Mosque 97, temple 10, orphanage 3 and Eidgah 20.
Main occupations Agriculture 46.95%, fishing 1.63%, agricultural labourer 20.97%, wage labourer 2.82%, commerce 7.38%, transport 2.92%, service 5.06%, others 12.27%.
Land use Cultivable 9803.72 hectares; fallow land 133.55 hectares; single crop 39.22%, double crop 51.19%, treble crop 9.49%.
Land control Among the peasants 15% are landless, 30% small, 33% intermediate and 22% rich.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is Tk 2000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, sugarcane, jute, wheat, onion, peanut, garlic and pulse. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Sesame, linseed, kaun and kusumphul.
Main fruits Papaya, coconut and betel nut. Fisheries, dairies, poultries Fishery 17, dairy 6, poultry 21, hatchery 3.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 20 km, semi pucca 16 km and mud road 135 km; waterways 28 nautical mile, embankment 22 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin and Gaina nauka (passenger boat). These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Oil mill 4, rice mill 28, flour mill 23 and ice cream factory 2.
Cottage industries Tailoring 90, wood work 42, bamboo and cane work 117, welding 14, goldsmith 18, blacksmith 14, bidi factory 1, cycle-rickshaw repairing 20.
Hats, bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 8, most noted of which are Hajiganj, Char Bhadrasan, Maulvir Char. Fairs 2
Main exports Jute, onion, garlic, sugarcane molasses and pulse.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are BRAC, Grameen Bank, PEP.
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, union health centre 1 and family planning centre 4.