|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Baharampur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kandi|
Kandi is located at  It has an average elevation of 20 metres (65 feet)..
Kandi is a small sub-divisional agricultural town in the district of Murshidabad, West Bengal.
The town and surrounding areas become water-logged during monsoon season.
There are few educational establishments in this tiny place including Kandi Raj College, College of Commerce, Kandi Raj High School, Kandi MC Girls school,Bimal Chandra College of Law etc. The educational revolution of this place started while the theatre owned by the Zamindars of the Kandi Raj family converted into a school under the leadership of Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar.
Currently, female education has picked up momentum. There are many educational libraries, sporting clubs in neighbouring villages.
There is a government hospital in the heart of the town and neighbouring people visit for their medical treatment.
The town is proud to be associated with various wellknown personalities including Ramendra Sundar Trivedi, Bimal Sinha, Jagadish Sinha (politician), Byomkes Chakrabarti (linguist and educationist), Sarat Chandra Pandit (Dada Thakur), Atish Chandra Sinha.
As of 2001[update] India census, Kandi had a population of 50,345. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kandi has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 60%. In Kandi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kandi
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.