Bahraich is situated in North eastern part of Devipatan Division.It is situated between the 28.24 to 27.4 Latitude & 81.65 to 81.3 eastern Longitude. According to ceusus of 1991 the area of distt. is 4696.8 sq km. Which is 31.99% of Devipatan Division. District Bahraich has a international border with Nepal on the Northern part. Distt. Barabanki &Sitapur are in South, Khiri in West and Gonda & Shrawasti are in eastern side of the district Bahraich. Northern part of the district is Tarai region which is covered by the dense natural forest. Chakia ,Sujauli , Nishangara , Mihinpurwa, Bichia & Baghauli are the main forest areas of the district . Sarju & Ghaghra are the major rivers of the district.