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Arwal district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, which was established in August 2001. Arwal town is the administrative headquarters of this district.Earlier Arwal was part of Jehanabad district. This district consists of five blocks which are Arwal,Kaler,Karpi,Kurtha and Sonbhadra Banshi Suryapur. It's headquarter is situated at Arwal block which is approximately 80 km 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.Arwal touches the boundries of Patna,Bhojpur,Aurangabad,and Jehanabad Districts.Nearest airport is at Patna and railway station is at Jehanabad. By road, Arwal is linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Aurangabad.
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Establisment : 2001

Total population Male Population Female Population
699563 362945 336618
Litrate Population Male Literate Female Literate
400439 243163 157276
Area of District Area of Cultivation Area of Uncultivation Residential Area
195966.08 129166.39 44684 22115.06
No. of College High School Middle School Primary School
3 39 187 282
No. of Block No. of Panchayat Police Station / No. of OP
5 65 08 / 03= 11
Arwal, Kaler,Karpi ,Kurtha, Sonbhadra Bansi Surajpur Arwal , Kaler , Rampur Chauram , Mehandiya, Parsi , Kinjer , Karpi , Kurtha / Banshi OP, Manikpur OP , Sehar Telpa OP
Primary Health centre Aati Primary Health Centre Health Sub-Centre
3 19 47
Cultivated Block Area( in Acre) Area (in Hecter) Area( In Kilometer)
(a) Kaler 35724.35 14646.98 146.47
(b) Arwal 29870.16 12246.77 122.47
Uncultivated Area    
(A) Kurtha 21098.62 8650.43 86.50
(B) Karpi 45714.87 18743.10 187.43
(C) Sonbhadra- Banshi - SuryaPur 24293.26 9960.24 99.60
Total 156701.26 64247.52 642.47
Total Area of The District 156701 Acre 26 Dec.
Total Area of Non-Forest Land 156701 Acre 26 Dec.
Total Area of Waste Land 31 Acre 90 Dec.
River PunPun and Son
Road Transport (a) NH-110 - Arwal to Jehanabad
(b) NH-98 Arwal-Aurangabad-Patna
Electricity Electricity available only for 15% of total village.
Water Drinking water available for 70% of total population.
Lok Sabha 33 - Jehanabad and 2 Vidhansabha area
(1) 214- Arwal Vidhan Sabha Area
(2) 215 - Kurtha Vidhan Sabha Area
Agriculture Data
(A) Land Distribution
Total Geographic Area 195966.08 Acer
Net Area Under Cultivation 129166.39
Current Follow Land 44684.63
Area Under Non-Agriculture Use 22115.06
(B) Cropping Pattern

Wheat , Maze , Sugarcane
Total Crops Area
No. of Major Industry 0
No. of Small Scale Industry 0
No. of Cottage Industry 0
Primary School 282
Middle School 187
High School 39
Navodaya Vidyalay School 1
Kendriya Vidayalaya 0
Degree College 3
Total Population 699563
Rural Population 589476
Urban Population 0
Total Male 362945
Total Female 336618
Sex Ratio
(Total Female per 1000 Male)
Person 69.54 %
Male 81.27%
Female 56.85 %
No. of Hospitals 59
Democarative Representative
No. of MP 1
No. of MLA 2
No. of Nagar Ward 1
No. of Mukhiya  
No. of Block Pramukh 5
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