Katangi is a town and a Nagar Palika Parishad in Balaghat District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Katangi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Katangi is located in India
Katangi (India)
Coordinates: 21°47′N 79°47′E / 21.78°N 79.78°ECoordinates: 21°47′N 79°47′E / 21.78°N 79.78°E
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Balaghat
Elevation 442 m (1,450 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,760
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 481445
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP


Katangi is located at 21°47′N 79°47′E / 21.78°N 79.78°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 442 metres (1450 feet).


Katangi has better connectivity by Roads to Many Cities like Nagpur , Seoni , Tumsar , Bhandara & To the District Headquarters also i.e Balaghat Katangi also has Railways Connectivity ; It is connected to Gondia via Balaghat By Broad Gauge Network . There is also Connectivity to Nagpur by Tirodi - Tumsar line which is a Broad gauge Track ; which is Used for the Transportation of Magnese .

Tourist attraction

Katangi has so many tourist places including Nehlesara Dam , Jamuniya Dam ,Amma Mai Temple, Rajeev Sagar Dam which is Built across Bawanthadi River a Major Tributary of Wainganga River which is an Interstate Project of MP & Maharashtra.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Katangi had a population of 14,760. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Katangi has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 64%. In Katangi, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. it is also famous for amba mai temple.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Katangi
  2. ^ "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.

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