The Faisalabad district is surrounded on the North and West by Hafizabad, Jhang and Toba Tek Singh districts respectively. In the East it touches Sheikhupura and in the South it is bounded by river Ravi, across which lies Okara. The district spreads over an area of 5856 Square kilometers comprising of following six tehsils:

  • Chak Jhumra
  • Faisalabad City
  • Faisalabad Sadar
  • Jaranwala
  • Samundri
  • Tandlianwala

The climate of the district touches two extremes. The maximum temperature in summer reaches up to 50°C (122°F). In winter, it may, at times falls below freezing point. The mean maximum and minimum temperature in summer are 39°C and 27°C respectively and in winter, 21°C and 6°C respectively. The summer season starts from April and continues till October. May, June and July are the hottest months. The winter season, on the other hand, starts from November and continues till March. December, January and February are the coldest months.

The soil is fertile but some areas are affected by salinity and water logging. Major crops and fruits of district Faisalabad are wheat, sugarcane, rice, maize, citrus, guava and mangoes. A variety of vegetables are also grown in the district. 

Other salient features of Faisalabad are as below:​