Dungarpur lies in 23° 8' N latitude and 73° 7' E longitude. The district has an area of 3,770 km² and a population of 1,388,906 (2011). The district is roughly triangular in shape. The Mahi River runs along the western edge of the district, forming the boundary with Banswara District. The Som River, a tributary of the Mahi, runs along the northern edge of the district, largely forming the boundary with Udaipur District. The district is bounded on the east by the state of Gujarat.