Katni (also known as Murwara (Katni) or Mudwara) is a town on the banks of the Katni River in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Katni District. It is in the Mahakoshal region of central India. The city is 90 km (56 mi) from the divisional headquarters of the region, Jabalpur. Katni is the 2nd busiest railway junction of Madhya Pradesh.

Mudwara Katni
Katni is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°29′N 80°24′E / 23.48°N 80.40°ECoordinates: 23°29′N 80°24′E / 23.48°N 80.40°E
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Katni
Elevation 304 m (997 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 221,875
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 483501
Telephone code 07622
Vehicle registration MP-21
Website katni.nic.in


As of the 2011 census, Murwara (Katni) municipality had a population of 221,875.[1] Effective literacy was 87.43%; male literacy was 92.77% and female literacy was 81.64%.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (pdf). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 March 2012.

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