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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 699563. It's headquarter is situated at Arwal 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.

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Demographics

Divisions

Geography

History

Notable people

Sub-Divisions

Transportation

Transportion

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Arwal district has a population of 700,843, roughly equal to the nation of Bhutan or the US state of North Dakota. This gives it a ranking of 502nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 1,099 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,850/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.01%. Arwal has a sex ratio of 927 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 69.54%.

Divisions

Arwal district is a part of Magadh division. It came into existence in 20 August 2001 and was earlier part of Jehanabad district. The district comprises only one sub-division, Arwal Sadar, which is further divided into five blocks: Arwal, Karpi, Kaler, Kurtha and Suryapur Vanshi.

Geography

Arwal district occupies an area of 638 square kilometres (246 sq mi), comparatively equivalent to Canada's Foley Island. Arwal is the unique district of Bihar in the sense of quality of water and its greater availability .As per survey done by the experts underground water of arwal is completely free from the impurities.Water is available at most of the place at much shallower depths this is the reason why most of the households of arwal used to install handpumps in stead of motors snd storage.Excellent transportation,Son river and huge availability of water in Arwal may provide suitable conditions to establishment of industries.It is the part of plain of Ganga.There are most agricultural field.

History

Arwal is a district in the Indian state of Bihar. The town of Arwal is the administrative headquarters of the district of Arwal. The district was carved out of district of Jehanabad in the year 2001. This district is the part of the Magadh division. For the sake of effective administration five development blocks have been made in the district. This newly carved district is situated at a distance of 80 kms from the capital of Bihar. Let us have a look on the geography of the Arwal district of Bihar. The district economy is primarily based on the agriculture where crops like paddy, wheat and Maize are grown. Cane is also grown in certain pockets. The district has an area of around 637 sq kms. Most parts of the district are well irrigated however shortage of power is a great obstacle. The city of Arwal is well connected through road networks. The nearest railway station is Jehanabad and nearest airport is Patna. The total population of the district as per last count is 699,563. It has a sex ratio of 927 females per 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 69.54 %. There are no major tourist attractions in Arwal and around city but it certainly attracts those with a love of rural setting. During the days of harvesting, the entire hinterland develops into picturesque setting. Tourist on their tours to the Arwal district can get a glimpse of rural India. There is a host of educational institutions in the district but a large number of students of the district migrate to Gaya and Patna for quality education. This small yet significant district is steadily on the path of development.

Notable people

Akhilesh Prasad Singh Ex-Minister Govt of India

Tariq Anwar Cabnet Manister Govt of India

[Dr Syed Masood Alam]

Shri Rang Bhadur Singh Former MLA of Arwal and legend Jamindar

Shri Ram Sinhasan Singh Noted Freedom Fighter led 1942 India Quit Movement in Arwal

Sub-Divisions

Buxar district comprises two sub-divisions: Buxar, Dumraon

Buxar sub-division comprises four blocks: Buxar, Itarhi, Chousa and Rajpur. Dumraon sub-division comprises seven blocks: Dumraon, Nawanagar, Brahmpur, Kesath, Chakki, Chougain and Simri. A town is located each in Buxar and Dumraon Sub-division, that is Buxar (Municipality) and Dumraon (Municipality).buxar is the 29th district of Bihar by its population rate but second largest district by its literacy percentage after patna(capital of bihar).

Transportation

The district has been fairly rich in road communication for a long time. Francis Buchhunan has mentioned in Buxar Journal that there are some very good roads in the district. He travelled by a very good road with brick bridges from Koilwar to Buxar. He also mentioned a few other good roads viz. the great road to Buxar, the Varanasi road to Sasaram and the great road to Dumraon-Patna-Arrah-Buxar road, Behiya-Piro road, Dumraon-Nasriganj road, Sasaram-Bikramganj-Arrah road as also worth mentioning.

Transportion

Nearest airport is at Patna and railway station is at Jehanabad. By road, Arwal is linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Aurangabad transport by road.Another major road link was started which connects Arwal with Bhojpur areas after completion of mega son river bridge project.It is having excellent communication facility with other cities of India. NH98 which passes through arwal connects NH2.