Murwara has a total population of 2,21,883 and ranks 80th in terms of Hindi speakers. Murwara is a city of the Katni district. Highest employment in Katni is in Agriculture, Lime, Marble and mines. Out of the entire workforce, 62% are employed in the agriculture sector, 32% are working in the above mentioned industry segment and remaining 6% are Household workers. Katni is a good agricultural belt. It is located 304 meters above from main sea level. Katni is also known as the city of Marbles as it is a mineral rich region. Katni is the major river of the district. Paddy, wheat, gram and pulses are the main crops of the district. Katni was a part of Mahakoshal, Bundelkhand and Baghelkhand in the past.