Kamrangir Char Thana (Dhaka district) with an area of 2.87 sq km, is surrounded by Hazaribagh thana on the north, Keraniganj upazila on the south, Lalbagh thana on the east and Keraniganj upazila on the west.
Kamrangir Char Thana (Town) consists of two mouzas. It has an area of 0.48 sq km. The town has a population of 10178; male 56.04% and female 43.96%. Literacy rate among the town people is 43.58%.
Administration Kamrangir Char thana was established in 1998 consisting of six mouzas from Lalbagh thana. The thana consists of one ward and one village.
Population 25827 (1999); male 57.08%, female 42.92%; Muslim 93%, Hindu 5%, Buddhist 1.03% and others 0.97%; population density per sq km is 8999.
Religious institutions Mosque 13, temple 2, church 1, Buddhist Math 4 and sacred place 2.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 28.56%; male 36.73% and female 29.78%.
Educational institutions: college 1, English medium school 1, high school 3, madrasa 11, primary school 7 and NGOs school 5. Cultural organisations Club 6, cinema hall 2 and playground 2.
Main occupations Agriculture 5.16%, agricultural labourer 3.82%, wage labourer 2.28%, commerce 38.73%, service 27.93%, transport 2.07%, house renting out 2.01% and others 18%.
Land use Total cultivable land 7.32 hectares; fallow land 3.42 hectares; residential 20.07 hectares; single crop 88.9%, double crop 9.83% and treble crop land 1.27%.
Land control Among the peasants 40.46% are landless, 7.45% small, 47.55% intermediate and 4.54% rich.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is 4 lakh Taka per 0.01 hectare. Main crops Paddy, chilli and vegetables.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, banana, coconut, papaya. Fisheries, dairies and poultries Dairy 11, fishery 1 and poultry 27.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 4 km, semi pucca 2.
Traditional transport Palanquin, bullock cart and horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Garments industry 48, ice cream factory 6, bakery 56 and stationery goods factory 7.
Cottage industries Handicrafts, potteries and weaving 12.
Markets, bazars, shopping centres and fairs Total number of markets 5 and kancha bazar 8.
Main exports Handicrafts, potteries and ready-made garments.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are Brac, ASA, Grameen Bank,Proshika , IRC.
Health centres Clinic 4 and satellite clinic 1.