Hazaribagh Thana (Dhaka district) with an area of 3.58 sq km, is surrounded by Mohammadpur thana on the north, Kamrangirchar thana on the south, Dhanmondi and Lalbagh thanas on the east, Keraniganj upazila and Buriganga river on the west.
Hazaribagh Thana (Town) consists of 10 mouzas, It has an area of 1.57 sq km. The town has a population of 55338; male 57.12% and female 42.88%; population density per sq km is 35247. Literacy rate among the town area is 55.2%
Administration Hazaribagh thana was established in 1998 consisting of parts of Mohammadpur, Dhanmondi and Lalbagh thanas. It consists of 3 wards, 15 mouzas and one village.
Archaeological heritage and relics Seven domed Mosque (1676).
Population 75458; male 58.67%, female 41.33%; Muslim 95.76%; Hindu 3.23% and others 1.01%; population density per sq km is 21078.
Religious institutions Mosque 25, temple 3 and sacred place 1.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 53.67%; male 58,73% and female 48.06%.
Educational institutions: private university 2, college 2, English medium school 2, high school 9, madrasa 15, primary school 11 and NGO operated school 5.
Cultural organisations Club 17, cinema hall 4 and playground 2. Main occupations Agriculture 2.85%, agricultural labourer 4.23%, wage labourer 7.12%, commerce 35.56%, service 31.75%, construction 2.46%, house renting out 1.87% and others 14.16%.
Land use Total cultivable land 46.23 hectares; fallow land 13.53 hectares; residential 97.29 hectares; single crop 85.78%, double crop 11.03% and treble crop land 3.19%.
Land control Among the peasants, 40.63% are landless, 5.32% small, 52.83% intermediate and 1.22% rich.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is 15 lakh Taka per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, chilly and vegetables. Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, banana, coconut, papaya.
Fisheries, dairies and poultries Dairy 38, fishery 7 and poultry 17.
Traditional transport Palanquin, bullock cart and horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Garments industry 28, ice cream factory 5, bakery 17, tannery 56 and stationery goods factory 5.
Cottage industries Handicrafts and weaving 37. Main markets, bazars, shopping centres and fairs Total number of markets 4 and kancha bazar 11.
Main exports Leather, handicrafts and ready made garments.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are BRAC, ASA, Grameen Bank, Proshika, Nijera Kari, CAP.
Health centres Private clinic 12 and satellite clinic 1.