Chandrapura is located in Bokaro District
and is around 20 km north-east of Bokaro.
The place is famous for the Chandrapura Thermal Power Station. A haven for bird watchers, Chandrapura Bird Sanctuary is the prime tourist attraction of the region.
Nearest airport is at Ranchi (135 km south-west). Chandrapura Railway Station is on the Gumia-Gomoh line.