Kandra is a census town in Saraikela Kharsawan district in the Indian state of Jharkhand, though it lies in the Seraikela-Kharsawan district of Jharkhand it is considered as an integral part of the Jamshedpur Metropolitan Region.Kandra is located at 22.85N 86.05E. It has an average elevation of 226 metres (741 feet).As of 2011 India census, Kandra had a population of 11,210. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kandra has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 49%. In Kandra, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.