|• Additional official||Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-BR|
Arwal town is the administrative headquarters of Arwal district in Bihar state of India. It was earlier part of Jehanabad district. The district as formed to control the naxalism in the area. District was formed from the area of two near by districts i.e. Jehanabad and Aurangabad. Arwal has a population of 588,000. Arwal, the district headquarters 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. 
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, except area like kurtha wanshi and karpi. There is no existence of any industry or other business centre.
Arwal District Population.
NH 110 links Arwal to Bihar Sharif on NH 31. National Highway 139 (old- NH 98) passes through Arwal connecting Aurangabad to Patna. The nearest railway station is Jehanabad (JHD) at 35 km and Anugraha Narayan Road railway station (AUBR)at 60 km.