Located in Giridih District
, Barakar Village is on the banks of the Barakar River
and is 12 km from Giridih
The village is in the midst of a series of coal mines. It also holds a number of temples which are on the banks of the Barakar River. Khandoli, a famous picnic spot, is a nearby tourist destination.
Madhuvan is 18 km away. The nearest railhead is Giridih Railway Station.