Dausa district is situated in the north-eastern part of the state. It is located between 25.33' to 27.33' north latitude and between 76.50' to 76.90' eastern longitude. The district is situated on NH-11 from Jaipur to Agra which is just 55 Kms far from Jaipur. It has an average elevation of 333 metres (1072 feet). It is one of the 7 Districts of Jaipur division and is surrounded by Jaipur, Alwar, Sawai Madhopur, Karauli, Bharatpur and Tonk.
The area of the district is 3432 sq.km. and ranks at 32nd among other districts of the state. Dausa district is the one of smallest district of Rajasthan by an area. The district has a roughly semi-circular or C-shape broadest the centre and tapering towards east and west.