In general, we use: AT for a point (AT the corner); IN for an enclosed space (IN the car); ON for a surface (ON the floor). There are also some standard expressions, like: AT home, AT school; IN the sky, IN Fifth Avenue; ON the radio, ON the way)..
A preposition of place is a preposition which is used to refer to a place where something or someone is located.
Preposition of place examples:
· In India
· In a room
· On a plane
· On the Internet
· At the corner
· At the bus stop
Meaning: At or to a higher place or position than something/somebody
Example: It is kept above the shelf.
Meaning: One follows the other
Example: Police ran after the thief.
Meaning: Near or at the side of
Example: The pen is by the window.
Meaning: Under someone or something
Example: She hid the letter beneath a pile of books.
Meaning: At the side of someone or something
Examples: We lay beside the pool to dry off in the sun.
Meaning: a short distance from a person or thing
Example: There is a bush near the school playground.
Meaning: Something in or through the space that separates two things, objects, or places
Example: There is a gulf between the two cities.
Meaning: In the middle of or surrounded by other people or things
Example: The girl quickly disappeared among the crowd.
Meaning: Farther forward than someone or something else
Example: They massed in front of the city hall.
Meaning: At or towards the back of a thing or person
Example: The man fell behind in the race.