Ghagra is a prominent town in Gumla District
and is situated 26 km north of Gumla
. There are bauxite mines around and the place is a main agricultural trade center as well.
Nearby tourist places include Dewaki Temple, Beng hill and Samsera Dham. Excursions include Mahadev Kona, Bhutkuria Tongri caves, Hapamuni, Aanjan, Pampapur and Palkot hills.
Nearest airport and railway station are at Ranchi.