Sadarpur Upazila (Faridpur district) with an area of 290.21 sq km, is surrounded by Char Bhadrasan and Dohar upazilas on the north, Bhanga upazila on the south, Shibchar and Sreenagar upazilas on the east, Nagarkanda upazila on the west.
Main rivers are Padma, Arial Khan and Bhubaneshwar.
Sadarpur (Town) consists of 2 mouzas. The area of the town is 3.01 sq km. The population of the town is 3968; male 53.02%, female 46.98%. The density of population is 1318 per sq km. The literacy rate among the town people is 40.1%.
Administration Sadarpur thana was turned into an upazila in 1984. The upazila consists of 9 union parishads, 87 mouzas and 287 villages.
Archaeological heritage Residence of Baishrashi Zamindar (Roy Bahadur Rajendra Ray Chowdhury) and Krishnapur Kali Mandir.
Population 172059; male 52.56%, female 47.44%; Muslim 92.77%, Hindu 7.18% and others 0.05%.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 22.06%; male 29.9%, female 14.05%.
Educational institution: Government college 1, non-government college 1, government high school 1, non-government high school 20, madrasa 8, government primary school 71, non-government primary school 46; noted institutions: Krishnapur Primary School (1910), Baishrashi Shib Sundari Academy (1914).
Cultural organisations Rural club 38, cinema hall 1, public library 1, literary society 1, women's organisation 2 and playground 8.
Religious institutions Mosque 294, temple 14, khanqah 3.
Main occupations Agriculture 50.23%, fishing 1.44%, agricultural labourer 22.84%, wage labourer 2.3%, commerce 8.3%, transport 2.92%, service 3.95%, others 8.02%.
Land use Total land under cultivation 26900 hectares, fallow land 9757 hectares; single crop land 32.4%, double crop land 52.31% and treble crop land 15.29%.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is Tk 2000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, jute, brinjal, oilseed, pulses, onion and garlic. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Kusumphul, kaun, kalijira, tobacco, china, mesta and sanpat.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, palm, berry, coconut, date and sofeda.
Fisheries, dairies, poultries Fishery 40, poultry 25, hatchery 3.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 75 km, semi pucca 25 km, mud road 326 km; waterways 32 nautical mile.
Traditional transport Palanquin, horse carriage and Goina Nauka (passenger boat). These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Spinning mill 1, rice and wheat mill 26, ice factory 2 and oil mill 4.
Cottage industries Potteries 24, tailoring 180, bamboo and cane work 66, sweet meat making 30, ghani (oil grinding) 15, blacksmith 17, fishing net making 100, goldsmith 26, welding 27, wood work 28, weaving 48.
Hats, bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 16, most noted of which are Krishnapur, Piajkhali, Sare Satara Rashi and Choudha Rashi; fairs 3, most noted of which is Daukhali Mela
Main exports Jute, onion, garlic, palm molasses and brinjal.
NGO activities Operationally important
NGOs are Brac,Brac, Proshika, Grameen Bank, ASA, SEDP, PEP, VIDA and Grass root.
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, hospital 1, satellite clinic 5, family planning centre 5.