Sunday, 26 November 2017

About Arwal District

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.

Administration
Arwal district is a part of Magadh division. It came into existence in August 2001 and was earlier part of Jehanabad district.

This District has one subdivision and five blocks ie. Arwal, Kaler, Karpi, Kurtha and Suryapur Vanshi.

This District has two assembly constituency. 214-Arwal,215-Kurtha.It comes under Jehanabad Parlimentry Constituency.

Transport
Nearest airport is at Patna and railway station is at Jehanabad. By road, Arwal is linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Aurangabad and Bhojpur(Through Arwal Sahar Bridge).

Economy
Economy of the district is totally agriculture Based and this area does not have any presence of any Industry. Paddy, wheat and maize are the main crops. Though most of the area of the district is well irrigated but due to lack of infrastructure and power- farmers are not benefitted.

History
Arwal district is a part of Magadh division. It came into existence in August 2001 (20-08-2001) and was earlier part of Jehanabad district.


Geography
Latitude. - 25.25°, Longitude. - 84.6833333°

Timezone of Arwal is Asia/Calcutta

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 588,000. 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 and Aurangabad .It's headquarter is situated at Arwal which is approximately 80 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.

Language
The language spoken here is “MAGAHI”, a dialect of Hindi.


Communication
Arwal is situated 60 km south of Patna. The nearest airport is at Patna from where regular flights are available to all important towns and cities across the country. The nearest railway station is located at Jehanabad. By road, Arwal is efficiently linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Bhojpur


Agriculture
Arwal district is a predominantly agricultural district. 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.

Industrial Area
There is no any industry in this area .The agriculter is the main source of income in this area.


climate
The climate of Arwal is of extreme nature, i.e. very hot in the summers and biting cold in the winters.

Land Utilization
The total land available in the district is 195966.08 acres. Forest coverage is very small. The net sown area available for cultivation is 129166.39 acres, which is 65.91% of the total available land.

Administration Structure
There is one sub-division and Five blocks in this district.



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