Shibganj Upazila (Bogra district) with an area of 314 sq km, is surrounded by Gobindaganj upazila on the north, Bogra Sadar, Kahaloo and Dupchanchia upazilas on the south, Sonatala and Gabtali upazilas on the east, Kalai and Khetlal upazilas on the west. 

Main rivers are Karatoya, Nagar, Gangni and Gajaria; depressions: 44, most noted of which are Shabdal Dighi, Dighar Beel, Vatimarcha Beel. 

Shibganj (Town) consists of one mouza. The area of the town is 0.72 sq km. It has a population of 2514; male 52.63%, female 47.37%. Literacy rate among the town people is 63.2%. The town has one rest house. 

Administration Shibganj upazila consists of 12 union parishads, 241 mouzas and 436 villages.

Archaeological heritage Mahasthan Garh (Roynagar union). 

Religious institutions Mosque 591, temple 30, tomb 2, sacred place 1, noted of which are Mahathan Mazar Jami Mosque, Vihar Hat Jami Mosque, Shibganj Chowdhury Bari Jami Mosque; tomb of Hazrat Shah Sultan Mahi Sawar Balkhi (R), Deuli Chaki Bari Kartoni Puja Mandir. 

Population 312773; male 51.39%, female 48.61%; Muslim 94.46%, Hindu 5.39%, others 0.15%; ethnic nationals: Santal population 425. Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 24.1%; male 31.7%, female 16.0% (1991). 

Educational institutions: college (private) 6, secondary school (private) 26, junior high school (private) 4, primary school (government) 111, primary school (private) 52, madrasa 35. Shibganj Pilot High School (1931) is noted Cultural organisations Public library 3, rural club 73, museum 1, cinema hall 5, women's organisation 1, playground 32.

Main occupations Agriculture 46.62%, agricultural labourer 25.59%, wage labourer 2.26%, commerce 11.78%, service 2.86%, transport 2.79%, others 8.1%. 

Landuse Arable land 26100.77 hectares, fallow land 5412.79 hectares; single crop 11.94%, double crop 62.92%, triple crop 25.14%; arable land under irrigation 85%. 

Land control Among the peasants, 55% are landless, 25% small, 14% intermediate and 6% rich; cultivable land per head 0.081 hectare. 

Value of land Market value of first grade arable land about Tk 10500 per 0.01 hectare. 

Main crops Paddy, wheat, potato, onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric, betel leaf, jute, sugarcane. Extinct and nearly extinct crops Grass pea, chick pea, til,(sesame), kaun (Italian millet), arhar (one kind of pulse), tisi (linseed).

Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, litchi, banana, papaya, guava, futi (a native variety of melon), coconut, palm, wood apple, jambura. Dairies and poultries Dairy 3, poultry 37. 

Communication facilities Roads: pucca 111 km, semi pucca 4 km and mud road 483 km. Traditional transport Palanquin and soari (extinct), bullock cart and horse carriage (nearly extinct), country boat. 

Manufactories Cold storage 7. Cottage industries Weaving 294, bamboo work 70, goldsmith 30, blacksmith 40, potteries 80, wood work 150, tailoring 450, welding 15. 

Hats, bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 55, most noted of which are Mokamtala, Chandihara, Shibganj, Shihali, Kichalk; fairs 5, Gangnagar Mela and Mahasthan Mela are notable.

Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, litchi, banana, papaya, guava, futi (a native variety of melon), coconut, palm, wood apple, jambura. Dairies and poultries Dairy 3, poultry 37. 

Communication facilities Roads: pucca 111 km, semi pucca 4 km and mud road 483 km. Traditional transport Palanquin and soari (extinct), bullock cart and horse carriage (nearly extinct), country boat. 

Manufactories Cold storage 7. Cottage industries Weaving 294, bamboo work 70, goldsmith 30, blacksmith 40, potteries 80, wood work 150, tailoring 450, welding 15. 

Hats, bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 55, most noted of which are Mokamtala, Chandihara, Shibganj, Shihali, Kichalk; fairs 5, Gangnagar Mela and Mahasthan Mela are notable.

Main exports Paddy, potato, banana, turmeric, garlic. 

NGO activities BRAC, Gramen Bank, Proshika, TMSS, BISS, Food for Hungry International, Grameen Krishi Faundation, Douli Unniyan Sangha, AHZ Welfare Foundation, Palli Unniyan Sangstha. 

Health centres Upazila health centre 1, family welfare centre 4, satellite clinic 1, union health centre 11.