Simdega is a city in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Simdega is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous district and Subdivision. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 418 metres (1371 feet) above sea level and covers an area of 3,750 square kilometre. Bounded in the north by Gumla, on the east by Ranchi and West Singhbhum, on the west by Jashpur Nagar, Chhattisgarh and on the south by Rourkela, Odisha. The distance between Greater Rourkela and Simdega is 35 Kilometres. It is accessible by road through National Highways (National Highway 143) from Rourkela and Ranchi. The nearest railway station is Rourkela railway station.