The topography is low-lying with an average height of 100 metres above sea level. The terrain is undulating with isolated hills dotting the landscape.
The District is generally low-lying. The landscape is generally undulating with isolated hills rising up to about 300 metres in the western parts of the District. Notably among these hills include Fie (280 metres), Busono (350 metres) and Zambao (360 metres).
The drainage system of the District is constituted mainly around the tributaries of the Sissili River – Asibelika, Afumbeli, Bukpegi and Beeyi. A tributary of the Asibelika River (Tono River) has been dammed to provide irrigation facilities, which is of great economic importance to the entire District. There are some few dugouts and ponds, which are used for livestock, crop farming and domestic purposes.