Kandahar is the headquarters a taluk
, situated 57 km south-west of Nanded
, in Nanded District
. It is 10 km south-east of Lawha
and 19 km south of Sonkher
. Kurala lies 15 km south of Kandahar.
Major attraction in Kandahar is the medieval Kandahar Fort, built by the Rashtrakuta King Krishna III of Malkhed. An old Idgah on a nearby hillock, belonging to the Nizamshahi period, is another spot worth paying a visit.
Aurangabad Airport and Nanded Railway Station serve Kandahar. Nearest major airport is at Hyderabad.