Double Mooring Thana (Chittagong district) with an area of 26.99 sq km, is surrounded by panchlaish and Pahartali thanas on the north, Bandar thana and Patiya upazila on the south, Kotwali thana on the east, Bandar and Pahartali thanas on the west.
Administration Double Mooring thana, under Chittagong City Corporation, consists of 9 wards and 9 mouzas.
Historical events During the War of Liberation in 1971 Double Mooring Thana area was under the control of naval commandos (freedom fighters). At that time, the naval commandos conducted many successful operations. The Pakistan army killed many innocent people at Hazipara and Beparipara.
Religious institutions Mosque 140, temple 4. Population 319945; male 58.80%, female 41.20%; Muslim 91.86%, Hindu 7.10%, Buddhist 0.83% and others 0.21%.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 65.9%; male 70.1%, female 59.3%.
Educational institutions: college 6, high school 29, madrasa 1 and primary school 30. Noted educational institution: Chittagong Commerce College.
Cultural organisations Club 145, museum 2, cinema hall 7, theatre group 3, literary society 1, women's organisation 2.
Main occupations Agriculture and wage labourer 2.55%, industry and commerce 26.17%, transport 14.1%, construction 2.18%, house rental 2.12%, service 39.95% and others 12.93%.
Land control Landless 64.94%, land owner 35.06%. Fisheries, dairies, poultries Fishery 6, dairy 2, poultry 96.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 40 km and semi pucca 15 km; airport 1.
Manufactories Edible oil mill, garments, factories, welding machines.
Cottage industries Weaving 20, bamboo work 30, goldsmith 40, blacksmith 20, potteries 20, wood work 40.
Hats, bazars and fairs Total number of hats and bazars are 13, most noted of which are Choumohoni Hat, Moghol Tuli Hat and Fakir Hat.
Main exports Garment products.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are Brac, ASA,Caritas, Proshika
Health centres Hospital 3, family planning centre 18 and health centre 10.