History

Arwal district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Arwal town is the administrative headquarters of this district.It came into existence in August 2001 and was earlier part of Jehanabad district. Arwal has a population of 699563. 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,Aurangabad and Bhojpur .It’s headquarter is situated at Arwal which is approximately 65 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.