Jessore District (Khulna division) with an area of 2578.20 sq km, is bounded by jhenaidaha and magura districts on the north, satkhira and khulna districts on the south, Narail and Khulna districts on the east, West Bengal of India on the west. Annual average temperature: maximum 37.1°C, minimum 11.2°C; annual rain fall 1537 mm. Noted rivers are bhairab and Mukteshwari; beel 3.
Jessore (Town) which stands on the Bhairab, consists of 9 wards and 73 mahalls. Jessore municipality was established in 1864. The area of the town is 25.72 sq km. The town has a population of 1178273; male 52.97%, female 47.03%. Literacy rate among the town people is 56.57%. The town has one dakbungalow.
Administration Jessore district was established in 1781. It consists of 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 8 upazilas, 92 unions, 1329 mouzas, 1434 villages and 120 mahallas. The upazilas are abhaynagar, bagherpara, chaugachha, jhikargachha, keshabpur, jessore sadar, manirampur and sharsha.