A small town, Duria is located in Gumla District
. It lies about 30 km north-east of Gumla
Other prominent towns in the neighborhood are Sisai (10 km west), Bharno (12 km north), Langratoli (22 km south) and Karra (29 km east). In and around the town are numerous noteworthy attractions, including the tribal fort near Sisai, Beng Hill and Samsera Dham.
The nearest railhead and airport are at Ranchi.
Ranchi, the state capital, is 68 km south-east.