Bharatpur, the eastern gate of Rajasthan, is situated between 26° 22' and 27° 83' North Latitude and between 76° 53' and 78° 17' East Longitude. It is situated 100 meters above the sea level. It is 184 km. away from Delhi in South-East. The Northern border of the district is adjacent to the district Gurgaon of the state Haryana, Eastern border is adjacent to district Mathura, the Southern border is adjacent to the district Agra of of the state of Uttar Pradesh and district Dholpur of Rajasthan. It is adjacent to district Dausa in South-West and district Alwar in the North-West. Bharatpur is accessible by road from Agra (55 km. or 34 miles) and Jaipur (185 km. or 115miles). It is 1,207 km. (750 miles) from Mumbai on the broad-gauge line of the Western Railway.
Keoladeo National Park is a major tourist attraction in the town. About 11 sq. km. area of the park is covered with water. The area is rich with Kingfisher, Red Vented and white cheeked Bulbuls, Babblers, Quails, Partridges, Sunbirds, Sparrows and Parakeets which live in bushes and burrows. The year round activity of the winged beauties has made the park a pilgrimage for bird lovers and an ornithologist delight. As the monsoons arrival birds from every part of the country start pouring into the park. Migratory water-fowls, including the pride of Keoladeo Siberian Cranes form the indispensable part of Park .The population of City is 211355 souls as per Census 2001.