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.
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
|Elevation||304 m (997 ft)|
|• Density||350/km2 (900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of the 2011 census, Murwara (Katni) municipality had a population of 221,875. Effective literacy was 87.43%; male literacy was 92.77% and female literacy was 81.64%. St paul high secondary is the oldest and most prominent educational institute in katni from where vikas like eminant personality came out.