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Katni

Coordinates: 23°29′N 80°24′E / 23.48°N 80.40°E / 23.48; 80.40
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Katni
Murwara
Katni Junction
Kataighat Katni
Chitrakoot Express in Katni Junction
Tapasi Math, Bilhari Katni
Hanuman Mandir Katni
Katni is located in Madhya Pradesh
Katni
Katni
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Katni is located in India
Katni
Katni
Katni (India)
Katni is located in Asia
Katni
Katni
Katni (Asia)
Coordinates: 23°29′N 80°24′E / 23.48°N 80.40°E / 23.48; 80.40
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictKatni district
Government
 • MayorPreeti Sanjiv Suri[1]
 • Member of Legislative Assembly [ Murwara ]Sandeep Jaiswal
Elevation
304 m (997 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total221,875
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi[3]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
483501
Telephone code07622
Vehicle registrationMP-21
Websitekatni.nic.in

Katni officially Murwara is a city 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.

Geography[edit]

Katni is loceted on 23°49′N 80°23′E / 23.82°N 80.39°E / 23.82; 80.39.It has an average elevation of 508 metres (1669 feet).[4] Katni River flows near katni.

Demographics[edit]

[needs update] As of the 2011 Census of India, Murwara (Katni) municipality had a population of 221,875.[2] Effective literacy was 87.43%; male literacy was 92.77% and female literacy was 81.64%.[2]

Government[edit]

Katni is part of Murwara Assembly.Murwara Assembly constituency is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.[5]

University[edit]

  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic University - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya is an accredited, statutory Private university located in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is part of the Maharishi Educational System and was established by the state legislature in 1995. It offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs.[6]

Transport[edit]

The nearest airport is Jabalpur. Katni is a major junction point for trains going to Satna towards the east, Bina towards the northern side, Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh towards the southern side, and Jabalpur towards the western side. It is served by four main junction stations, namely Katni Junction, New Katni Junction, Katni Murwara and Katni South serving the eastern, southern, northern and western sides respectively.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Free Press Journal, 22 January 2015 {{citation}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Katni, India".
  5. ^ "List of Assembly Constituencies". eci.nic.in. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  6. ^ https://www.mmyvv.com/
  7. ^ "209 Arrivals at Katni WCR/West Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".

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