Saturia Upazila (Mamnaikganj district) with an area of 140.12 sq km, is surrounded by Nagarpur and Dhamrai upazilas on the north, Maanikganj Sadar upazila on the south, Dhamrai upazila on the east, Dalatpur(Manikganj) and Ghior upazilas on the west.
Main rivers are the Daleshwari and the Gazikhali.
Saturia (Town) consists of two mouzas. The area of the town is 3.26 sq km. The town has a population of 7334; male 50.41%, female 49.59%. Density of population per sq km is 1622. Literacy rate among the town people is 38.1%.
Administration Saturia thana was established in 1919 and was turned into an upazila in 1984. It consists of 9 union parishads, 166 mouzas and 215 villages.
Archaeological heritage Baliati Zamindar-bari, Dhankora Zamindar-bari, tomb of Kalu Shah.
Marks of War of Liberation Mass grave 1.
Population 140215; male 49.84%, female 50.16%; Muslim 91%, Hindu 8.8%, Christian 0.2%. Density of population per sq km is 1000.
Religious institutions Mosque 142, temple 41, mazar 2, noted of which are tomb of Kalu Shah, Gauranga Math, Ramakrishna Sebasrama (1910).
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 34.2%; male 40.5%, female 27.9%.
Educational institutions: college (government) 1, college (non-government) 3, high school 13, junior high school 2, madrasa 7, primary school (government) 54, primary school (non-government) 19, adult education centre 225, satellite school 10, community school 2,
NGO operated educational sub centre 198. Notable educational institutions: Kaonnara Government Primary School (1909), Baliati Iswarchandra High School (1919), Dhankora Girish Chandra High School, Saturia Ideal Pilot High School (1958).
Cultural organisations Rural club 58, public library 1, theatre group 1, theatre stage 1, cinema hall 2, playground 22.
Main occupations Agriculture 43.34%, agricultural labourer 20.14%, cattle farming 1.22%, fishing 1.49%, industry 2.29%, construction 1.62%, commerce 9.83%, service 4.94%, transport 1.17%, wage labourer 5.07% and others 8.89%.
Land use Cultivable land 21182 hectares, fallow land 45 hectares.
Land control Among the peasants, 25% landless, 35% small, 32% intermediate, 8% rich; cultivable land per head 0.151 hectare.
Value of land The market value of the first grade arable land is Tk 30000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, jute, wheat, mustard, sugarcane, potato.Extinct or nearly extinct crops Khesari, kaun, linseed, sesame, pea, barley.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, banana, guava.
Fisheries, dairies and poultries Livestock and dairy 45, poultry 145, hatchery 1.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 16 km, semi pucca 11 km and mud road 298 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin (extinct), horse carriage (nearly extinct) and boat.
Manufactories Metal industry 5, flour mill 2, saw mill 10, ice factory 6.
Cottage industries Weaving 35, welding 9, handicrafts 6, bamboo work 60, wood work 120, goldsmith 45, potteries 7.
Hats bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 12, fair 3, most noted of which are Saturia, Hargoz Hat, Dhulla Shiva Mela, Tilli Baisakhi Mela, Kalu Shah Mela.
Main exports Paddy, jute, potato, molasses, egg, milk, chicken, metal pan.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are Brac, Proshika, Grameen Bank, NBCL, Sheds, Ganakalyan Trust.
Heath centres Upazila health complex 1, union health centre 6, family planning centre 3.