Sugnu is an important trading centre of the Thoubal district. It is well connected with the capital of Manipur through the Sugnu – Imphal State Highway. Sugnu is 74 kilometres from Imphal. Apart from being an important trading centre, Sugnu is also a beautiful town with the Imphal River flowing past it. The river adds to the beauty of the place, enhancing the greenness of the surrounding. The small hillocks that are a characteristic of Thoubal district make Sugnu enchantingly beautiful.
Sugnu lies to the south of the Thoubal district and has a population of about 4,500 as per the 2001 census. Sugnu has all the primary basic amenities such as a health care centre and primary school.