Borkhola, with an area of 270 sq km, is situated on the banks of the Jatinga, at the foot of the Barail Hills in southern Assam
. The town has all facilities such as hospitals, schools, banks and other government organizations.
Borkhola is 34 km from Silchar. It takes 2 hrs to reach Borkhola from Silchar via Udarband. Silchar Railway Station is the nearest railhead.