The district is located in the north-eastern part of the North Kazakhstan region, within the West Siberian Plain in the forest.
In the north and east it borders with Omsk and Tyumen regions, in the south — with Tayynshinskii and Akzharskii districts, in the west — with Akkayynskii and Kyzylzharskii districts of our region. The regional center is Petropavlovsk. The distance from the regional center is 90km.
The international road (route) Astana – Kokshetau – Petropavlovsk – Omsk runs on the territory of the district.
According to the natural characteristics, the territory is divided into northern – forest –steppe and southern-steppe. The climate is continental, the average January temperature is -18-24C, July +20+22C, the average annual precipitation level is 280-330mm.
Soil is humus, meadow-humus, carbonate, and natrium. The average score of bonitet varies from 42 to 72.
There are 9 big lakes and dozens of small ponds. Birches, aspens, Siberian maples, pines, shrubs, cherries, strawberries, stone berries, dog-roses and variety of mushrooms prevail in the forests.
Fauna is very diverse fauna there: elks, deer, wolves, lynxes, foxes, steppe foxes, wild boars, polecats, badgers, hares and muskrats.
Birds: geese, ducks, swans, and predatory birds – eagles.
There are lots of carps, perches, rotans, pikes.