About the District of Arwal
Arwal district is a part of Magadh division. It came into existence in August 2001
(20-08-2001) and was earlier part of Jehanabad district.
Latitude. - 25.25°, Longitude. - 84.6833333°
Timezone of Arwal is Asia/Calcutta
Arwal district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Arwal
town is the administrative headquarters of this district.It was earlier part of
Jehanabad District. Arwal has a population of 588,000. The five block divisions
are Arwal, Kaler, Karpi, Kurtha and Suryapur Vanshi. Paddy, wheat and maize are
the main crops.Nearest airport is at Patna and railway station is at Jehanabad.
By road, Arwal is linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Aurangabad .It's headquarter
is situated at Arwal which is approximately 80 KMs south from the state capital
Patna. Arwal town is situated on the right side bank of the river Son, which is
a tributary to the river Ganges.
The language spoken here is “MAGAHI”, a dialect of Hindi.
Arwal is situated 60 km south of Patna. The nearest airport is at Patna from where
regular flights are available to all important towns and cities across the country.
The nearest railway station is located at Jehanabad. By road, Arwal is efficiently
linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Bhojpur
Arwal district is a predominantly agricultural district. The soil is highly fertile.
This district is densely populated. Paddy, wheat, maize and pulses are the main
agricultural crops raised by farmers in the district. Cane is also grown in some
parts of the district.
There is no any industry in this area .The agriculter is the main source of income
in this area.
The climate of Arwal is of extreme nature, i.e. very hot in the summers and biting
cold in the winters.
The total land available in the district is 195966.08 acres. Forest coverage is
very small. The net sown area available for cultivation is 129166.39 acres, which
is 65.91% of the total available land.
There is one sub-division and Five blocks in this district.