Our district is located at the tips of southwest of Gyeongsangnam-do, and has Jinju-si and Sacheon-si on the east, the border of Gurye-gun, Gwangyang-si , Jeollanam-do with the boundary of the Seomjin River on the west, and is close to Namhae-gun, which connected with the boundary of the southern sea of Geumnam-myeon, on the south and is close to Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do, Hamyang-gun and the border line of the Mt. Jiri on the north.
Also, the longitude and latitude of our district is 35 ° 19'-34 ° 55 ', and is crossing 127 ° 56' from Tokyo and the physical aspect of the mountain is declined from north to south and the east and west if narrow and north and south is long.
Due to the effect of the south coast and the Mt. Jiri, the climate is generally mild and the annual average temperature is 14.0 ° C, and the lowest temperature is negative 13.3 ° C and the highest temperature is 37.3 °
The annual precipitation is relatively rainy area and besides January to May and October to December the average is 259mm and has southeast wind in the summer and the wind in the winter has northwest wind.