Rajbari Sadar Upazila (Rajbari district) with an area of 302.12 sq km, is surrounded by the Sujanagar and Bera upazilas and Ganges river on the north, Faridpur Sadar ,Madhukhali upazilas on the south, Goalandaghat and Faridpur sadar upazilas on the east, Pangsha and Baluakandi upazilas on the west.
Main Rivers are Ganges, Harai, Chandana and Suta.
Rajbari (town) consists of 9 wards and 31 mahallas. The area of the town is 12.14 sq km. The town has a population of 48014; male 50.54%, female 49.46%. The density of population is 3955 per sq km. The literacy rate among the town people is 54.2%.
Rajbari is a railway town. Its expansion and development took place with growth of rail communication and railway establishments. The Rajbari municipality was established in 1923. The town has one dakbungalow, one circuit house and six residential hotels.
Administration Rajbari thana was established in 1888 and was turned into an upazila in 1984. The upazila consists of one municipality, 14 union parishads, 203 villages and 228 mouzas.
Archeological relics and monuments Barbakpur Zamindarbari, Sanmancha and Dolmancha at Rathkhola, Ram Mandir (Belgachi), Chand Sawdagar's mound, etc.
Historical events Many people of the upazila were involved in the Fakir-Sannyasi revolts during the end of the eighteenth century. The remains of a dilapidated house at the Rath area bear the memories of Fakir-Sannyasi revolts.
Marks of War of Liberation Mass grave at Khankhanapur, mass killing site at Alipur and the sculpture Atandra Prohari. Population 263555; male 51.46%, female 48.54%; Muslim 88.75%, Hindu 11.15% and others 0.1%.
Religious institutions Mosque 257, temple 132, church 1, graveyard 16, cremation site 4, tomb 15.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 30%; male 32%, female 30%. Government college 1, private college 3, government women's college 1, madrasa 15, secondary school 21, lower secondary school 6, primary school 97, mass education centre 3, homeopathic college 1, vocational training institute 1.
Noted educational institutions: Rajbari Government High School (1892), Government Girl's High School (1961), Raja Suryakumar Institute (1888), Yasin High School (1950) and Bazar Pathshala Government Primary School (1908).
Locally published newspapers and periodicals Daily Gatakal and Weekly Anushandhan (1984), Sahaj Katha, Rajbari Kantha, Rajbari Sangbad, Shahashi Samaya; extinct: Khatak (1893), Shikha (1930) and Chandana (1972).
Cultural organisations Sports club 15, stadium 1, playground 14, public library 2, reading room 19, children's park 1, cinema hall 5, press club 1, theatre group 10, theatre stage 4, women's organisation 4, literature and social welfare organisation 17, children's organisation 2 and community centre 3.
Main occupations Agriculture 38.83%, fishing 1.28%, agricultural labourer 19.49%, wage labourer 3.22%, industry 1.07%, transport 3.42%, construction 1.5%, commerce 14.04%, service 9.58%, others 7.57%.
Land use Cultivable land 24538 hectare, fallow land 499 hectare; single crop 5%, double crop 73% and treble crop land 22%; land under irrigation 37%.
Value of land Market value land of first grade is approximately per 0.01 hectare Tk 5000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, jute, sugarcane, onion, linseed, ground nut, catechu. Extinct and nearly extinct crops White jute, watermelon, cotton
Main fruits Mango, black berry, jackfruit, litchi. Fisheries, dairies, poultries Dairy 54, poultry 219, fishery 2, hatchery 2, nursery 210, horticulture 43.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 38 km, semi pucca road 24 km and mud road 738 km; railway 31 km; waterways 113 nautical mile.
Traditional transport Palanquin, duli, bullock cart, horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Goalanda Textile Mills and a plant of Bangladesh Oxygen etc.
Cottage industries Handloom, silk and bio-gas production centre etc.
Hats, bazaars and fairs Hats and bazars are 19, most noted of which are Khankhanapur, Belgachi, Rajbari, Banibaha and Kholar.
Annual fairs are organised on occasions of Durgapuja, Baishakhi, Sanmancha and Dolmancha festivals. Main exports Jute, linseed, catechu.
NGOs activities Brac, ASA,BRDB, Grameen Bank, JAS, Satatai Unnati, Sangjog, KKS, VPK.
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, union health centre 9, family planning centre 6, sadar hospital 1, child hospital 1, and homeopathy hospital 1. There are a few private clinics also.