Terokhada Upazila (Khulna district) with an area of 189.48 sq km, is surrounded by Kalia upazila on the north, Rupsha upazila on the south, Mollahat upazila on the east, Dughalia upazila on the west Main river is Atharobanki.
Terokhada (Town) consists of 2 mouzas. The area of the town is 10.17 sq km. It has a population is 10136; male 52.22%, female 47.78%; density of population is 997 per sq km. The literacy rate among the town people is 40.2%. It has a dakbungalow.
Administration Terokhada thana, now an upazila, was established in 1918. It consists of 6 union parishads, 31 mouzas and 96 villages.
Historical events During the War of Liberation, on 15 May 1971, the Pak army plundered and set on fire at Shahpara and Sachia villages.
Marks of War of Liberation Memorial 1, Shadhinata uddyan 1.
Population 102972; male 51.01%, female 48.99%; Muslim 75.50%, Hindus 24.20%, others 0.3%.
Religious institutions Mosque 157, temple 54.
Literacy and educational institutions Average literacy 31.6%; male 37.1% and female 25.8%.
Educational institutions: college 2, high school 10,
primary school 51, madrasa 6. Noted institution: Ikhri Katenga
Fazlul Haque High School (1932).
Cultural organisations Public library 1, theatre group 2, cooperative society 103.
Main occupations Agriculture 51.94%, fishing 2.59%, agricultural labourer 19.9%, service 7.56%, wage labourer 1.58%, commerce 6.88%, transport 1.54%, others 8.01%.
Land use Cultivable land 13498.18 hectares; single crop 62.31%, double crop 36.12% and treble crop land 1.57%; land under irrigation 95%.
Value of land The market value of the first grade agricultural land is around Tk 2500 per 0.01 hectare.
Main crops Paddy, coconut, sugarcane. Extinct and nearly extinct crop Jute.
Main fruits Mango, jackfruit, plum, coconut, jamrul. Fisheries, dairies, poultries Poultry 71, dairy 33.
Communication facilities Roads: pucca 24 km, semi pucca 32.57 km and mud road 209 km.
Traditional transport Palanquin, gaina boat, bullock cart. These means of transport are extinct or nearly extinct.
Manufactories Flour and rice mill 50, oil mill 16, brick field 1, ice factory 3.
Cottage industries Goldsmith 10, ironsmith 20, bamboo and cane work 30, wood work 210, sewing 130, welding 4.
Hats, bazars and fairs Hat and bazar 8; fair 3.
Main exports Shrimp, coconut, paddy, plum.
NGO activities Brac, ASA, Proshika, CARE, Legal Aids, Gono Mukti, JJS
Health centres Upazila health complex 1, health and family planning centre 6.