The Guna district is located on the north-eastern part of Malwa Plateau between the Parbati and the Betwa. As its eastern part has some cultural affinity with Jhansi and Sagar, it as also referred sometimes as Bundelkhand. Mathematically, the district is situated between the latitudes 23.53' 5"N and 25.6 55"N., and longitudes 76.48'30"E. and 78.15'40"E.
The eastern and western boundaries of the district are well defined by the rivers. The Betwa flows along the eastern boundary of Guna, separating it from Sagar district, and Lalitpur and Jhansi districts of Uttar Pradesh. The Parbati is the main river flowing along the western boundary, touching Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh and Jhalawar and Kota districts of Rajasthan, Shivpuri district and Shahabad tehsil of Kota district are located in the north where as Vidisha, Bhopal and Rajgarh lies to the South and Ashoknagar district touches from east. By and large the eastern and western boundaries are inter-Statal Boundaries.
Guna is located in Gwalior division. In the district Guna , Aaron, Raghogarh, Madhusudhangarh, Bamori, Chachoda and Kumbhraj are the 7 tehsils and Guna , Aaron, Raghogarh, Chachoda, Bamori are 5 blocks. The number of inhabited villages in the district are 1264 and the total of 425 village panchayats. Five district panchayats and two municipalties also three town panchayats in the district. There are four Assembly seats in the district.
Guna district is divided into 5 sub-divisions : -
These are further divided into 7 tehsils : -