Jiwarli was traditionally spoken along the upper reaches of the Henry River, a tributary of the Ashburton River, in the north-west of Western Australia.
The places which mark the limits of Jiwarli territory are:
North: mirni Minnie Springs . Here the Jiwarli territory meets the land of the Thalanyji
North-east: kajriwari Mount Florrie, on the border with the Pinikura
South-east: yaalha pool on Henry River East Branch
South-west: karlapaya High Range. This borders on Tharrkari land
South: japarntipirri Edmund River, borders on Warriyangka land, and the Barlee Range borders on the land of the Thiin