Gopalganj district was established in 1984. Earlier it was a subdivision under Faridpur district. It consists of 5 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 68 union parishads, 618 mouzas, 880 villages and 85 mahallas.
Gopalganj Sadar Upazila, Kashiani Upazila, Kotalipara Upazila, Muksudpur Upazila, Tungipara Upazila
Dainik: Jugakatha, Sanket, Bhorer Bani, Sheren, Banglar Sanket, Bishwa Darpan, Weekly Janapader Katha, monthly Motua Darpan (Orakandi); extinct: Gopalganj Barta, Gopalganj Sahitya Patra (1986), Alor Disheri (1977), Dipti (1983), Nabadipti (1983), Madhumati (1973), Madhuchakra (1983), Shree Haridarshan, Orakandi (1979), Rupali Fite (1987), Rabirasshi (1985).