Tejgaon Thana (Dhaka district) with an area of 8.75 sq km, is bounded by Kafrul, Gulshan and Mohammadpur thanas on the north, Dhanmandi and Ramna thanas on the south, Ramna and Khilgaon thanas on the east, Mohammadpur and Dhanmondi thanas on the west.
Tejgaon Thana area Tejgaon is considered to be the industrial area of Dhaka City Corporation.
Many government, semi government and autonomous organisations and institutions are located in the area. Mention may be made of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban (Parliament Building), Ganabhaban (Prime Minister's residence), MP Hostel, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, FDC (Film Development Corporation), International Jute Organisation and Prime Minister's Office.
Administration Tejgaon thana was established in 1963. It consists of 4 wards, 20 mahallas.
Population 220012; male 58.86%, female 41.14%; Muslim 92.16%, Hindu 3.61%, Christian 3.8% and others 0.13%; population density per sq km is 25144.
Religious institutions Mosque 30, temple 3, church 1 and graveyard 1.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 68%; male 73% and female 60.3%.
Educational institutions: university 2, government high school 5, non-government high school 5, madrasa 5, government primary school 1, non-government primary school 9.
Noted educational institution: Holy Cross School and College, Tejgaon Government Boy's High School, Tejgaon Government Girl's High School, Government Science College, Tejgaon College.
Cultural organisations Club 4, cinema hall 3, museum 1, community centre 3, public library 1, gymnasium 2.
Main occupations Wage labourer 1.07%, industry 3.07%, commerce 22.35%, service 49.84%, construction 2.06%, transport 5.26%, house renting out 2.44% and others 13.91%.
Land use Urbanization 100%. Residential 19%, commercial 41%, GOB 13%, educational 7%, public use 15% and slum 5%.
Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is 12 lakh Taka per katha. Extinct or nearly extinct crops Paddy, jute, sugarcane, pulses, vegetables.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit and coconut. Dairies and poultries Dairy 3 and poultry 6.
Traditional transport Palanquin, bullock cart and horse carriage. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Garments industry, biscuit factory, automobile factory, shoe factory, oil mill, ice factory, beverage factory, plastic factory, rubber industry.
Cottage industries Approximately 15 including goldsmith, tailoring and handicrafts.
Main markets, bazars, shopping centres and fairs Karwan Bazar, Bashundhara City (under construction), Green Super Market, Farmgate Market, etc.
Most noted fair: Dhaka International Trade Fair. Major hotels and restaurants Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Hotel La Vinci, Sundarban Hotel.
Main exports Ready made garments, biscuit, cold drink, plastic goods, shoe and handicrafts.
NGOs operate in the area at a relatively large scale. Health centres Hospital 7, private clinic 3.