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Arwal town is the administrative headquarters of Arwal district in Bihar state of India. It was earlier part of Jehanabad district. Arwal has a population of 588,000. Arwal, the district headquarter is situated at 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 district is a part of Magadh division. It came into existence in September 2001 and was earlier part of Jehanabad district.
The five block divisions are Arwal, Kaler, Karpi, Kurtha and Suryapur Vanshi.chhotki ahiyapur and Wasilpur is the most prosperous town in this district.The well known economist and thinker vikash kumar sharma and "Kumar Sanjay" lives here.Arwal's development programme is mostly based on his principles.
Arwal is located at patna is 65 km to the north. The rural area dominates and the soil is productive, so farmers harvest paddy crops mainly and also rabbi.BAJITPUR is one of the nice village of arwal.KOYL BHUPAT is richest and fertile village in Arwal district under KALER block. It has an average elevation of 67 metres (220 ft). The district headquarters is in arwal near river (SONE). The state capital,
In March 2008 the Bihar government approved the construction of a bridge across the Son River at a cost of Rs. 9,742 lakhs from Arwal to Sahar in Bhojpur district. The economy of Arwal depends on agriculture only. Most of the population resides in villages and are farmers. The entire district is well irrigated due to the proper arrangement of canals. There is no existence of any industry or other business centre.
- River*** Sone , Punpun
NH 110 links Arwal to Bihar Sharif on NH 31. NH 98 passes through Arwal. The nearest railway station is Jehanabad at 30 k.m and Anugrah Narayan road at 45 k.m. Public transport is by bus or private light vehicle. The roads are not well maintained but in recent days, the government of Bihar has made an effort to make improvements. Most of the villages are well connected by approach road.
Notable people 
- Dr Syed Masood Alam
- Tariq Anwar Cabnet Manister Govt of India
- Jallal uddin Ansari , Ex Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
- Dular Chand Yadav , EX MLA & General Secratory Lok Janshakti Party
- Dr Shankar Kumar , MD
- Resuf Ahmed , Rank-1 (International Commerce Olympiad -2013)
- Kumar Sanjay , Branch Manager Corporation Bank
See also