Shyampur Thana (Dhaka district) with an area of 2.31 sq km, is surrounded by Demra thana on the north, Narayanganj Sadar and Keraniganj upazilas on the south, Narayanganj Sadar upazila on the east, Sutrapur thana and Keraniganj upazila on the west.
Administration Shyampur thana was established in 1998 consisting of parts of Sutrapur and Demra thanas. It consists of one wards, 7 mouzas and 3 villages.
Archaeological heritage and relics Sree Sree Shani Asram and Temple (1191 AD).
Population 60152; male 49.78%, female 50.22%; Muslim 95.78%, Hindu 3.23% and others 0.99%.
Religious institutions Mosque 15, temple 3 and sacred place 1.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 52.68%; male 56.73% and female 46.83%.
Educational institutions: college 2, high school 5, madrasa 9, primary school 28 and NGO operated school 5.
Cultural organisations Club 6, cinema hall 2 and playground 2.
Main occupations Agriculture 6.15%, agricultural labourer 3.47%, wage labourer 2.85%, commerce 32.83%, service 29.34%, house renting out 1.88% and others 23.48%.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is about 4 lakh Taka per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, potato, chilli and vegetable.
Main fruits Banana, coconut, papaya, guava. Fisheries, dairies and poultries Dairy 8, fishery 2 and poultry 19.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 2.53 km, semi pucca 1.23 km and mud road 1 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin, bullock cart and horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Garments industry 4, ice cream factory 2, bakery 6, saw mill 12. Cottage industries Handicrafts and weaving 8.
Main markets, bazars and shopping centres Market 1 and kancha bazar 4. Main exports Ready made garments and vegetables.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are BRAC, ASA, Grameen Bank,Proshika, Nijera Kari, CAP.
Health centres Private clinic 3 and satellite clinic 1.