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Arwal District : Bihar

About District

Arwal district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state and it came into existence in August 2001. It was earlier part of Jehanabad district. Arwal town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Arwal has a population of 699563. The headquarter town is situated approximately 80 km away 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 district has one sub-division, Arwal and Five blocks, namely Arwal, Kaler, Karpi, Kurtha and Suryapur Vanshi. Economy of the district is totally agriculture Based and this area does not have any presence of any Industry. 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. Madhusurva Temple is most important place in the district.

District at a Glance

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