Balaghat District is located the south eastern portion of the Satpura Range and the upper valley of the Wainganga River. The district extends from 21°19 to 22°24 north latitude and 79°31 to 81°3 east longitude. The total area of the district is 9,245 km². Balaghat District is bounded by Mandla District of Madhya Pradesh to the north, Dindori District to the northwest, Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh state to the east, Gondia and Bhandara districts of Maharashtra state to the south, and Seoni District of Madhya Pradesh to the west. the Main language spoken in district is Hindi, Gondi in Baihar Ukwa, Lodhi in paraswada, Northern parts of Balaghat tehsil and Bharveli, Kalari in Lanji kirnapur, Pawari in western parts i.e. Waraseoni, Katangi Lalbarra and Marathi in the southern part of district. The Wainganga is important river of the district. The southern part of the Vindhyan Range up to Katangi is called Lower Bhander Range. Beyond this point the escarpment enclosing the land-locked valley of Sirampur and the hill range in continuation is called the Kaimur Range.