Sambhal, formerly known as Bhim Nagar, is a district located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is situated in the western part of the state and falls under the Moradabad division. The district has a rich historical and cultural significance and is known for its traditional handicrafts and metalwork.

Geographically, Sambhal is positioned at the banks of the River Ramganga, which adds to its natural beauty. The district shares its borders with several other districts, including Moradabad to the east, Rampur to the north, Badaun to the west, and Amroha to the south.