Katni district

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Katni district
Location of Katni district in Madhya Pradesh
Location of Katni district in Madhya Pradesh
StateMadhya Pradesh
Administrative divisionJabalpur
 • Lok Sabha constituencies[Khajuraho (Lok Sabha constituency)]
 • Total4,949 km2 (1,911 sq mi)
 • Total1,291,684
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
 • Literacy73.62 per cent
 • Sex ratio948
WebsiteOfficial website

Katni district is one of the 51 districts of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Katni is the district headquarters. The district is part of Jabalpur Division. The district occupies an area of 4949.59 km².


In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Katni one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[1] It is one of the 24 districts in Madhya Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[1]


According to the 2011 census Katni District has a population of 1,291,684,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Estonia[3] or the US state of New Hampshire.[4] This gives it a ranking of 379th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 261 inhabitants per square kilometre (680/sq mi).[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.38%.[2] Katni has a sex ratio of 948 females for every 1000 males[2] and a literacy rate of 73.62%.[2]


  1. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 5, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Estonia 1,282,963 July 2011 est.
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Hampshire 1,316,470

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Coordinates: 23°50′08″N 80°23′39″E / 23.83556°N 80.39417°E / 23.83556; 80.39417