Sreebardi Upazila (Sherpur district) with an area of 252.44 sq km, is surrounded by Meghalaya State of India on the north, Islampur upazila on the south, Sherpur Sadar upazila on the east, Baksiganj upazila on the west. Main river is Jalkeshab Roy; Khalisakuri Beel, Tenachura and Puragarh Canals are notable.
Sreebardi (Town) consists of 2 mouzas. The area of the town is 4.16 sq km. The town has a population of 8820; male 52.07%, female 47.93%; population density per is 2120 per sq km. Literacy rate among the town people is 29.1%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration Sreebardi thana was turned into an upazila in 1983. The upazila consists of 10 union parishads, 81 mouzas and 156 villages.Historical events During the War of Liberation 22 freedom fighters including Shah Motasim Billah Khurram and Abdus Salam were killed in this upazila. Three freedom fighters obtained titles for their heroic contributions to the War of Liberation: martyr Shah Motasim Billah Khurram (Bir Bikram), Dr. Abdullah Al Mahmud (Bir Pratik) and Commander Zahurul Haque Munshi (Bir Pratik). Martyr Shah Motasim Billah Khurram was killed on 10 December 1971 in an encounter with Pakistan army at Beltia near Jamalpur. Marks of War of Liberation Mass grave 1.
Population 228194; male 50.88%, female 49.12%; Muslim 96.98%; Hindu 1.79%; Christian 0.62% and others 0.61%. Ethnic nationals: Garo and Hajong (490 families).
Religious institutions Mosque 320, temple 11, church 5.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 18.3%; male 24.2% and female 12.2%.
Educational institution: college 2, high school 20, madrasa 120, government primary school 77, non-government primary school 76, kindergarten 2, technical college 1.
Locally published newspapers and periodicals Weekly Banasree.
Cultural organisations Club 11, press club 1, library 1, cinema hall 2, playground 12, stadium 1.
Main occupations Agriculture 46.35%, fishing 1.96%, agricultural labourer 21.6%, commerce 9.68%, service 3%, wage labourer 2.98% and others 14.43%.
Land use Total cultivable land 19111.0 hectares; fallow land 2731.69 hectares; single crop land 24%, double crop 68% and treble crop land 8%; land under irrigation 82%.
Land control Among the peasants, 32% are landless, 28% small, 27% intermediate and 13% rich; cultivable land per head 0.13 hectare.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is approximately Tk 5000 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, wheat, onion and garlic.Extinct or nearly extinct crops Sugarcane, kalai, mustard seed and arahar.Main fruits Jackfruit, mango, banana and black berry.
Fisheries, dairies, poultries Fishery 32, dairy 11, poultry 14, hatchery 5.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 70 km, semi pucca 3 km and mud road 237 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin and bullock cart. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Flour mill 7, oil mill 6, saw mill 14, ice factory 8 and welding 12.
Cottage industries Bamboo work 270, goldsmith 22, blacksmith 55, potteries 35, wood work 139 and tailoring 275.
Hats, bazars and fairs Hats and bazars are 12, most noted of which are Sreebardi, Bhayadanga, Karnazhara, Jagrar Char; fair 4.
Main exports Rice, paddy, banana, onion and garlic.
NGO activities Operationally important NGOs are Brac,Proshika, Grameen Bank, World Vision, Five Star, RDO.
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, family planning centre 10, satellite clinic 1.