Garhwa District is situated on the south-west corner of Palamu division, and is about 1200 ft above sea level. The district is surrounded by river Son
in the north; the state of Chhattisgarh
in the south; Palamu District
in the east and Sarguja District
of Chhattisgarh and Sonbhadra District
in the west. Garhwa District is a rural area and most of the people reside in villages. Important rivers are Koel
, Son, Danro, Sarsatiya, Tahale, Annaraj, Pando, Biraha and Sapahi. Kanjia
, Sukhadari, Radha Krishna Mandir and Vanshidhar Temple are the important places to visit.