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Timarni is located in Madhya Pradesh
Timarni is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°22′12″N 77°13′31″E / 22.37000°N 77.22528°E / 22.37000; 77.22528Coordinates: 22°22′12″N 77°13′31″E / 22.37000°N 77.22528°E / 22.37000; 77.22528
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Harda
Population (2001)
 • Total 178
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 461228

Timarni is a town and a Nagar panchayat in Harda district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Timarni had a population of 19,178. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Timarni 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. 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[edit]

It is not confirmed but some people[who?] say it came from the Timran River. Also some relate it with timber (wood).


National Highway 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; major trains halt at Timarni.[2]

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.