Nazirpur Upazila ( Pirojpur district) with an area of 233.65 sq km, is surrounded by Tungipara, Kotalipara and Wazirpur upazilas on the north,Pirojpur Sadar,and Kachua(Bagerhat) upazilas on the south, Nesarabad and Banaripara upazilas on the east and Chital Mari upazila on the west.
Main rivers are Shailadaha, Kaliganga, Baleshwar, Bisharkandi. Padmadubi Beel is noted.
Nazirpur (Town) consists of one mouza. The area of the town is 3.33 sq km. It has a population of 2974; male 53.9%, female 46.10% Literacy rate among the town people is 55.8%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration Nazirpur thana was established in 1903 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 8 union parishads, 68 mouzas and 142 villages.
Archaeological heritage and relics Kumarkhali Kali Mandir (18th century).
Marks of the War of Liberation Memorial sculpture 1.
Population 166014; male 50.92%, female 49.08%; Muslim 61.81%, Hindu 38.08% and others 0.03%.
Religious institutions Mosque 350, temple 177, tomb 1, sacred place 2.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 55.3%; male 65.7% and female 44.8%.
Educational institutions: college 3, high school 31, junior school 8, government primary school 96, non-government primary school 70, madrasa 32.
Noted old institutions: Baniakathi Government Primary School (1890), Chalisa Government Primary School (1904).
Cultural organisations Club 10, public library 1, cinema hall 2, playground 8.
Main occupations Agriculture 48.93%, agricultural labourer 21.87%, wage labourer 2.85%, commerce 10.08%, service 4.55% and others 11.72%.
Land use Single crop 57%, double crop 26% and treble crop 17%; land under irrigation 42.37%.
Land control Among the peasants 11.62% are landless, 29.74% marginal, 44.63% small, 10.19% intermediate and 3.82% rich.
Value of Land Market value of land of the first grade is approximately Tk. 5000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, wheat, sugarcane, chilli, sweet potato and pulses. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Jute, sesame, linseed, china and kaun.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, banana, papaya, betel nut, watermelon, amra and coconut.
Fisheries, dairies, poultries Poultry 5, fishery 152, hatchery 1.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 11 km, semi pucca 5 km and mud road 476 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin, gaina and panshi boat. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Rice mill 6, saw mill 5, ice factory 2.
Cottage industries Weaving 2, bamboo work 237, goldsmith 78, blacksmith 56, potteries 25, tailoring 177, wood work 120, welding 5.
Hats, bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 30, fair 4. Main exports Paddy, coconut, betel nut.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are Brac, ASA, Dak Diye Jai, Annesha, etc.
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, family planning centre 4, satellite clinic 1.