Panna district lies between 23° 45' and 25° 10' north latitudes and 79° 45' and 80° 40' east longitudes. It has an area of 7,135 km2.
The Ken River flows through the district. The Pandav Falls and the Gatha Falls are located in the district. Panna National Park is a major tourist attraction in the district.
Panna is located at 24.72°N 80.2°E. It has an average elevation of 433 metres (1420 ft).