Katni District is situated in the north-eastern part of Madhya Pradesh
. The total area is 4,950 sq km. The major tourist locations are Dhimarkhera, Bahoriband
, Murwara, and Karondi
. The Mudwara Katni, Chhoti Mahanadi and Umdar are three main rivers.
The climate is moderate. Slimnabad, a village located here is famous for its marbles. Katni is also known as the city of lime because it is rich in reserves of limestone.