Washim is located in the eastern region of Vidharbha. Akola lies to its north, Amravati lies to its north-east, Hingoli lies to its south, Buldhana lies to its west, Yavatmal lies to its east.
Rainfall is generally in Monsoon during the month from June to September.
Climate: Hot and Dry summers and cold winters with the seasonal variation in the temperature being pretty large
Revenue subdivisions: Washim, Karanja, and Mangrulpir
Revenue talukas: Six revenue talukas headed by a Tehsildar: Washim, Karanja, Risod, Malegaon, Manora and Mangrulpir
- Population 12,97,160
- Population density 250/km2
- Population sex ratio 926 female for every 1000 males
- Literacy rate 81.7%