Located in Simdega District
, Biru is around 10 km north-east of Simdega
Sankh River flows through the town. Tourist destinations around Biru include Panch Ghagh Falls, Mahadev Kona, Bhutkuria and Tongri Caves.
Tamra, 3 km west, is a nearby town.
Ranchi, the state capital, is around 115 km north-east. Nearest airport is Ranchi Airport. Bano Railway Station is the closest railhead. National Highway 23 has its route through Biru.