Location: Kachua Upazila (Bagerhat district) is surrounded by Chitalmari upazila on the north, Nazirpur and Pirojpur upazilas on the east, Bagerhat Sadar upazila on the west and Morrelganj upazila on the south.
Area: 131.62 sq km
River: Main rivers are Baleshwar, Bhairab, Bishkhali.
Kachua Town : It consists of 3 mouzas. The area of the town is 8.32 sq km. The town has a population of 9394; male 50.85%, female 49.15%. The density of population is 1129 per sq km. The literacy rate among the town people is 44.3%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration: Kachua thana was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 7 union parishads, 75 mouzas and 96 villages.
Archaeological heritage: Shibpur Shivabari (1300 AD). Historical events During the War of Liberation (1971) the Razakars killed 42 innocent people at Shakharikathi Hat of Badhal Union.
Mark of the War of Liberation: Mass grave 7, memorial 2. Population 93249; male 50.36%, female 49.64%; Muslim 76.39%, Hindu 23.58% and others 0.03%.
Religious institution: Mosque 155, temple 37, sacred place 2, most noted of which are Kachua Jami Mosque and Shivabari Mandir.
Literacy Rate: Average literacy 42.5%; male 47.5%, female 37.3%.
Educational institutions: College 2, high school 16, madrasa 8, government primary school 48, non-government primary school 42. Notable institutions: Goalmath Rashikpal High School (1916) and Baraikhali Government Primary School (1918).
Cultural organisations: Public library 1, cinema hall 1, theatre group 1, rural club 20, women's organisation 34.
Main Occupations: Agriculture 39.08%, fishing 2.28%, agricultural labourer 21.98%, wage labourer 5.96%, commerce 13.46%, transport 2.6%, service 5.91%, others 8.73%.
Land Property: Land use Arable land 8991.09 hectares, fallow land 50.58 hectares; single crop 48.39%, double crop 48.32% and treble crop land 3.27%.
Land control Among the peasants 10% are landless, 2% small, 70% intermediary and 18% rich; per head arable land 0.09 hectare
Value of land Market value of land of first grade land is Tk 5000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main Crops: Paddy, sugarcane, pulse, vegetables. Extinct and nearly extinct crops Mustard seed, til, sweet potato, groundnut, tobacco.
Main fruits: Coconut, betel nut banana and sabeda. Fisheries, dairies and poultries Fishery 346, poultry 44, dairy 20.
Communication facilities: Roads pucca 57 km, semi pucca 21 km and mud road 257.88 km.
Traditional transport: Bullock cart, palanquin. These means of transport either extinct or nearly extinct.
Mill & Factories: Manufactories Rice mill 11 and saw mill 10. Cottage industries Bamboo work 55, goldsmith 32, blacksmith 58, potteries 30 and wood work 120, tailoring 110.
Hats, bazars and fairs: Hats and bazars are 16; fairs 10, most noted of which are Kachua Hat, Goalmath Bazar, Baruni Mela and Shivabari Mela. Main exports Coconut, betel nut, palm molasses.
NGO activities: Onnesha, Help, Life Association, Prodeepan, BRAC, ASA, Grameen Bank and CARE.
Health Centres: Upazila health complex 1, community clinic 5, family planning centre 7 and satellite clinic 2.