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Town centre
Town centre
Coat of arms of Kandel
Coat of arms
Kandel  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 49°5′N 8°12′E / 49.083°N 8.200°E / 49.083; 8.200Coordinates: 49°5′N 8°12′E / 49.083°N 8.200°E / 49.083; 8.200
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Germersheim
Municipal assoc. Kandel
 • Mayor Günther Tielebörger (SPD)
 • Total 26.64 km2 (10.29 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,773
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76870
Dialling codes 07275
Vehicle registration GER
Website www.kandel.de

Kandel is a town in the Germersheim district of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near the border with France and approximately 18 km north-west of Karlsruhe, and 15 km south-east of Landau.

Kandel is twinned with the small Lancashire town of Whitworth

Kandel is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Kandel.

Coat of arms meaning[edit]

Star: Celestial goodness, noble person, leadership, excellence.

Sword: Justice and military honour.

Sky-Blue (Azure): Truth and loyalty.