Jangipara is located at 22°44′26″N 88°03′14″E. Jangipara Community Development Block is an important administrative division in Serampore Sub-Division of District Hooghly. Jangipara CD Block is bounded by Tarakeswar and Haripal CD Blocks in the North, Chanditala I CD Block in the East, Jagatballavpur CD Block (in Howrah district), in the south and Udaynarayanpur CD Block (in Howrah district), and Pursurah CD Block in the west.
Rajbalhat in Jangipara CD Block was capital of Bhurshut kingdom or Bhurishrestha Empire in the 16th century. There used to be a garh (fort) but no signs of it survive. Only one temple, that of Rajballavi, of that era is still active. Furfura Sharif in Jangipur CD Block is a Muslim pilgrimage centre. A mosque built by Muqlish Khan in 1375, still stands there. A Sufi settlement was established there during Akbar’s rule.
Jangipara CD Block has an area of 164.23 sq. km. It has 10 gram panchayats, 177 gram sansads, 129 mouzas and 128 inhabited villages. Gram panchayats of Jangipara block/ panchayat samiti are: Antpur, Dilakash, Furfurah, Jangipara, Kotalpur, Mundalika, Radhanagar, Rajbalhat I, Rajbalhat II and Rashidpur.