Sarıveliler district is located between 36°70' North latitude and 32°61' East longitude. Its distance from Karaman city center is 165 km. The average altitude of the district above sea level is 1.650 meters. The district is surrounded by Taşkent district of Konya province in the north of the district, Gazipaşa district of Antalya province in the south, Alanya district of Antalya province in the west and Ermenek district in the east. The area of the district is 409.56 km².
The total population of Sarıveliler district was 11.394 in 2021.
The Socio-Economic Development Ranking Research (SEGE) study is updated in 2022. This study objectively measures and compares the socio-economic development of districts. Within the scope of the study, 56 variables are used. As a result of the analysis, the index scores and ranks of the districts are determined, and the districts are grouped in 6 development levels according to the scores. As a result of the study, Sarıveliler district is ranked 745th among 973 districts in our country. With this value, it is in the 5th place among 6 districts including the Karaman central district in our province. It is in the 5th group in the development level ranking of the districts in Türkiye.