Parczew is centrally located in the northern part of Lublin Province. It is now the seat of the county authorities and an important local transportation hub that creates a network of regional roads with railway line Lublin – Łuków. The border crossing in Sławatycze, approximately 50 km away from Parczew, is also the eastern border of the European Union. The municipality covers an area of 146 km2 and its population counts 16,000 people.