The setting is the location of the action of the story. An author should describe the environment or surroundings of the story in such detail that the reader feels as if they can picture the scene unfolding in their minds eye.
There are also other important aspects fall under the setting.
Place – Where is the action of the story taking place? Geographically.
Time – When is the story taking place? Is it a past, present or futuristic setting?
Weather conditions – What season is the story taking place during?