Lalbagh Thana (Dhaka district) with an area of 5.74 sq km, is surrounded by Dhanmondi and Ramna thanas on the north, Kamrangirchar thana and Keraniganj upazila on the south, Kotwali (Dhaka) and Ramna thanas on the east, Kamrangirchar and Hazaribagh thanas on the west.
Main river is Buriganga.
Lalbagh Thana area belongs to the old part of the Dhaka City Corporation.
Administration Lalbagh thana consists of 9 wards, 116 mouzas and 11 villages. Archaeological heritage and relics Husaini Dalan (1642), Lalbagh (1678), Bara Katra (1641) and Choto Katra (1663).
Population 365323; male 59.09%, female 40.91%; Muslim 97.73%, Hindu 2.01% and 0.26%; population density per sq km is 63645.
Religious institutions Mosque 44, temple 2, Idgaha 2 and graveyard 1, noted of which are Azimpur Graveyard.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 54.9%; male 60.3% and female 47.3%.
Educational institutions: university 1, government high school 5, non-government high school 8, madrasa 22, government primary school 11, non-government primary school 4.
Cultural organisations Club 11, cinema hall 1, community centre 7, gymnasium 3.
Main occupations Wage labourer 2.12%, industry 2.85%, commerce 32.41%, service 29.82%, construction 2.55%, transport 11.21%, hawker 1.8%, house renting out 1.71% and others 15.53%.
Land use Urbanization 100%. Residential 30%, commercial 30%, GOB 15%, educational 10%, public use 10% and slum 5%.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is 12 lakh Taka per katha. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Paddy, jute, sugarcane, pulses, vegetables.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, papaya and coconut. Dairies and poultries Dairy 3, poultry 18.
Traditional transport Palanquin, bullock cart and horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Plastic factory, garments industry, aluminium industry, foot ware industry, cycle parts, lathe machine.
Cottage industries These include goldsmith, tailoring and handicrafts, toy making.
Markets, bazars, shopping centres Market 5, shopping centre 5.
Main exports Ready made garments, plastic goods, handicrafts, cycle parts.
Health centres Government hospital 1, private hospital and clinic 4.