<p>Gazipur District (Bengali: গাজীপুর জেলা) is a district of Dhaka Division, it has an area of 1741.53 km and is bounded by Mymensingh and Kishoreganj districts on the north, Dhaka, Narayanganj and Narsingdi districts on the south, Narsingdi on the east, Dhaka and Tangail districts on the west. Annual average temperature maximum 36°C and minimum 12.7°C; annual rainfall 2376 mm. Main rivers: old Brahmaputra, Shitalakshya, Turag, Bangshi, Balu and Banar.
Gazipur (Town) consists of 9 wards and 31 mahallas. The area of the town is 49.32 km. The town has a population of 123531; male 52.52%, female 47.48%; density of population is 2505 per km. Various establishments such as Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), CERDI, Seed Certifying Agency, Security Printing Press, Machine Tools Factory, Bangladesh Ordnance Factory, Diesel Plant, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (Previously BIT:Bangladesh Institute of Technology), BRAC Dairy Farm, Nova Poultry Limited, Cremation Ghat etc. are located here.
Administrator of Zila Porishod: Akhteruzzaman