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As of 2011[update] India census, 22,359 of which 11,562 are males while 10,797. It has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 64%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 64%. In Timarni, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.Female Sex Ratio is of 934 against state average of 931.
It has only one government college on Rahatgaon Road.There is a very famous Maa Rajrajeshwari Lalita Mahatripur Sundari temple situated on hoshangabad road. It has several schools. Radhaswami High School is one of the largest schools of Timarni. Vidyadhaam Shikshan Santhan is one of the largest and most famous institutes of Timarni.
Origin of name
It is not confirmed but some people[who?] say it came from the Timran River. Also some relate it with timber (wood).
National Highway 47 (earlier NH 59A) passes through Timarni. It is a junction point between Indore and Nagpur and well connected by road and train from state capital, Bhopal and which is about 148 km away from it;
Many major trains halt at Timarni. There are many trains stopping and many goods transported from here related to agriculture, wood and vegetables.
The depot of timber is one of the largest depots of wood in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is also known for huge production of wheat and soybeans. Timarni is also known for its market as it plays role as an important center for the villages surrounding it.