Munshiganj District (Dhaka division) with an area of 954.96 sq km, is bounded by dhaka and narayanganj districts on the north, madaripur and shariatpur districts on the south, comilla and chandpur districts on the east, Dhaka and faridpur districts on the west. Main rivers are the padma, meghna, dhaleshwari, ichamati and shitalakshya. The southern and eastern parts of the district often fall victim to erosion caused by the mighty Padma and the Meghna respectively. Main depression is Arial Beel covering an area of 4330 hectare. Annual temperature- maximum 36 oC and minimum 12.7 oC; total rainfall 2376 mm.