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Katangi is a town and a Nagar Palika Parishad in Balaghat District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Katangi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Katangi is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°47′N 79°47′E / 21.78°N 79.78°E / 21.78; 79.78Coordinates: 21°47′N 79°47′E / 21.78°N 79.78°E / 21.78; 79.78
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Balaghat
Elevation 442 m (1,450 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,760
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 481445
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP



Katangi is located at 21°47′N 79°47′E / 21.78°N 79.78°E / 21.78; 79.78.[1] It has an average elevation of 442 metres (1450 feet).


Katangi has better connectivity by Roads to Many Cities like Nagpur , Seoni , Tumsar , Bhandara & To the District Headquarters also i.e Balaghat Katangi also has Railways Connectivity ; It is connected to Gondia via Balaghat By Broad Gauge Network . There is also Connectivity to Nagpur by Tirodi - Tumsar line which is a Broad gauge Track ; which is Used for the Transportation of Magnese .

Tourist attractionEdit

Katangi has so many tourist places including Nehlesara Dam , Jamuniya Dam ,Amma Mai Temple, Rajeev Sagar Dam which is Built across Bawanthadi River a Major Tributary of Wainganga River which is an Interstate Project of MP & Maharashtra.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Katangi had a population of 14,760. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Katangi has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 64%. In Katangi, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. it is also famous for amba mai temple.