|• Member of Parliament||Md. Nazrul Islam Babu (Bangladesh Awami League)|
|• Upazila Chairman||Sahajalal Haque|
|• Total||183.35 km2 (70.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,053/km2 (5,320/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
|Website||Official Map of Araihazar|
Araihazar is located at. It has 52963 households and total area 183.35 km2.
Meghna & Brahmaputra
As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Araihazar has a population of 376550. Males constitute 51.75% of the population, and females 48.25%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 142883. Araihazar has an average literacy rate of 32% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.
Points of interest
- Baliapara Zamidar Bari
- Gopaldi Zamidar Bari
- Satgram Zamidar Bari
- Ambika Kutir of Mughal Era
- Manikpur Ferry Ghat & Meghna river
- Khirdasadi Mia Bari
Bandar Upazila is divided into Araihazar Municipality, Gopaldi Municipality, and ten union parishads: Bishnandi, Brahmmandi, Duptara, Fatepur, Highjadi, Kalapaharia, Kagkanda, Mahmudpur, Satgram, and Uchitpur.
Araihazar is connected through Narayanganj, Dhaka, Narsingdi by road; Bancharampur upazila(Brahman Baria) by launch and ferry. Regional highway runs through Sonargaon, Rupganj, Madhabdi route is important for road communications in this region. Araihazar-Dhaka direct bus services & Araihazar-Narsingdi CNG services are available.
In Araihazar Municipality:
- Govt. Safar Ali College
- Rokon Uddin Mollah Girls Degree College.
- Araihazar Pilot High School, 1897.
- Rokon Uddin Girls Pilot High School.
- Araihazar Imdadul Ulum Alim Madrasah.
In Gopaldi Municipality:
- Gopaldi Nazrul Islam Babu College
- Sadasadi Multilateral High School, 1919
- Gopaldi Girls High School, 1970
- Gopaldi Fazil Madrasah
- Gopaldi Adarshaw Bidyaniketan.
- Kolagachia R. F. High School
- Nagar Deukadi Ahmadia Dakhil Madrasah
In Brahmandi Union:
- Baliapara School & College
- M. A. Badruzzaman High School
- Uzan Gobindi Binair Char High School
In Duptara Union:
- Central Coronation High School, 1912.
- Panchgaon ML High School
- Banti Ideal High School
- Virginia International School, 2012.
In Haizadi Union:
- Kolagachia High School
- Singdi M. A. Mutaleb Bhuiyan High school
- Bollovdi Kanda Dakhil Madrasah
In Kalapaharia Union:
- Kalapaharia High School
- Purbokandi Madrasah
In Khagkanda Union:
- Shambhupura High School
- Kabi Nazrul Islam School and College
In Mahmudpur Union:
- Mahmudpur Union Junior High School
- Pavel Computer & Training Center
In Uchitpura Union:
- Hazi Belayet Hossain Degree College
- Atadi High School
- Jangalia High School
In Satgram Union
- Begum Anwara Degree College
- Hazi Saheb Ali Fakir High School
- K.M. Sadequr Rahman High School
- Panchrukhi Darul Hadish Salafia Madrasah
- Sultansadi High school and college
- Mokammel Hossain Bhuiyan (2012), "Araihazar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
- "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
- "District Statistics 2011: Narayanganj" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
- পৌরসভা ও ইউনিয়নসমূহ [Municipalities and unions]. Araihazar Upazila.