Gumia is a town located in Bokaro District
, the administrative headquarters, is around 15 km east. The place is mainly inhabited by Santhal, Oraon
, Munba and Kharia tribes.
Tenughat Bird Sanctuary is 15 km away. A large multinational explosive factory, Imperial Chemical Industries, is situated here. Rahawan, Narkandi, Banaso, Aiyar, Sarubera and Tenughat are the nearby towns.
Ranchi, the state capital, is 72 km south-west. Ranchi Airport is the closest airport. Gumia Railway Station is on the