Gumla is the administrative headquarters of Gumla District
, in Jharkhand
. It is located 137 km south-west of Ranchi
Places of tourist interest include
Mahadev Kona, Bhutkuria Tongri caves, Hapamuni and Aanjan. Pampapur, Palkot hills, Bhimtongri and Basudeokona constitute interesting excursions outside the town.
Nearest airport and railway station are at Ranchi.
National Highway 23 and 78 passes through Gumla.