Bahawalnagar is located at the distance of 260 km from Lahore near the border between India and Pakistan on the western side of the River Sutlej. It is accessible on the G. T. Road and turn on left on Sahiwal-Arifwala Road from Sahiwal city.
Most of the Bahawalnagar areas are famous for argriculture, mainly for wheat and sugarcane and cotton. There are also important industries such as textile spinning, sugar manufacturing, etc.
Due to Cholistan Desert, the climate of Bahawalnagar is very much hot in summer and mild in winter. In summer, temperature rises above 50 centigrade.