Kochedega, Kuruskela and Biru are the neighbouring towns. Nearby tourist destinations are Panch Ghagh Falls, Mahadev Kona, Bhutkuria and Tongri Caves. The Sankh River has its course through the eastern part of the town. Gumla is around 46 km north.
Ranchi, the state capital, is around 120 km north-east. The nearest railhead is Bano Railway Station and airport is Ranchi Airport.