Juraichhari Upazila (Rangamati district) with an area of 606.05 sq km, is surrounded by Barkal upazila on the north, Belaichhari upazila on the south, Mizoram (India) on the east and Rangamati Sadar and Barkal upazilas on the west.
Main river is The Karnafuli. Part of Kaptai Lake on the north-western corner of the upazila.
Juraichhari (Town) consists of one mouza. The area of the town is 69.93 sq. km. The town has a population of 2438; male 54.42%, female 45.58%. Density of population is 35 per sq km. Literacy rate among the town people is 37.9%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration Juraichhari thana was established in 1976 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 4 union parishads, 9 mouzas and 108 villages.
Population 60185; male 57.97%, female 42.03%; Muslim 62.77%, Hindu 5.95%, Buddhist 30.49% and others 0.79%.
Religious institutions Mosque 5, temple 1, church 1, pagoda 15.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 23.4%; male 31.5% and female 14.4%.
Educational institutions: college 1, high school 7, junior school 2, community school 3, government primary school 25, non-government primary school 4.
Cultural organisation Club 12, women's organisation 4.
Main occupations Agriculture 79.83%, agricultural labourer 7.43%, wage labourer 1.44%, commerce 3.23%, service 4.93%, and others 3.14%.
Land use Cultivable land 1660 hectares, fallow land 2964 hectares; single crop 74.4%, double crop 20.24% and treble crop land 5.36%; land under irrigation 417 hectares.
Land control Among the peasants 20% are landless, 36% small, 24% intermediate and 20% rich.
Land value Market value of land of the first grade is 4000 to 7000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, corn, potato, sweet potato, cotton, tobacco, pulse. Main fruits Jackfruit, banana, pineapple, litchi, papaya, lemon.
Communication facilities Roads: semi pucca 5.24 km, mud road 147.4 km.
Cottage industries Goldsmith 5, blacksmith 3, wood works 4.
Hats and bazars Total number of hats and bazars are 4, most noted of which is Jaxma Bazar.
Main exports Banana, jackfruit, and cotton. Health centers Upazila health complex 1, family planning centre 1.