Kantabanji is a small town in Balangir District
. Located about 47 km north of Patnagarh, this is an important market town and the weekly haat (market) on its outskirts is very famous. Kantabanji is also the richest forest area of Balangir District.
Ranipur Jharial site famous for 9th century temples is 30 km from Kantabanji.
Kantabanji Railway Station, on the Raipur-Titlagarh railway line, is about 2 km from city center. Kantabanji is around 55 km south-west of Balangir, the district headquarters.