The capital of the division is Levuka, on the Ovalau island. Other islands in the division include Kadavu, Gau, Koro, Nairai, Moala, Matuku, Vatu Vara, Naitaba, Mago, Cicia, Tuvuca, Lakeba, Vanua Vatu, Oneata, Vuaqava, Kabara, Moce, and Fulaga.
The division is largest by area (including the sea), but has the smallest land area. The division has sea borders with Central, Northern and Western Divisions.
Coordinates: 18°30′S 180°00′E / 18.500°S 180.000°E / -18.500; 180.000