Location and Boundaries
The District lies between the paralleles of 25o34' and 26o11' north latitude and between the meridians of 81o19' and 82o27' east longitude extending for some 110 km. from west to east.
It is bounded on the north by district Sultanpur,on the south by district Allahabad,on the east by district Jaunpur and on the west by Fatehpur and north-east by district Rae Bareli.
In the south-west the Ganga forms the boundary of the district for about 50 km. Separating it from Fatehpur and Allhabad and in the extreme north-east the Gomti forms the boundary for about 6 km.