Kunda is located at . It has an average elevation of 89 metres (291 feet). Kunda is not a very old town and probably was founded during the British Raj.
About 12 km away from Kunda there is a great temple known as Haudeswar Naath. There lies a natural shivling which is worshiped by Hindus all over India.
Just 2 km away from Haudeswar Naath Dhaam is Dr. Ambedkar Bird sanctuary, which is located in Benti village.
India census, Kunda had a population of 22,331. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kunda has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 47%. In Kunda, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.