District Narowal form in 1 July 1991
The region is limited on the northwest by Sialkot District, on the north by Kathua area of Jammu and Kashmir India, on the southeast by the Gurdaspur District(India) pathankot District (Republic of India), on the south by Amritsar region (Republic of India) and on the southwest by Sheikhupura District in Pakistan.
The area of district around 2,337 square kilometers. Preceding the formation of Zafarwal Tehsil in July 2009, Narowal Tehsil involved 1,065 square kilometers while the rest of the zone (1,272 square kilometers) fell in Shakargarh Tehsil. As per the 1998 census of Pakistan, Narowal District’s populace was 1,256,097, of which just 12.11% were urbans.