Archara (Russian Архара ) is an urban-type settlement in the Amur Oblast (Russia) with 9585 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).


The settlement is located in the extreme east of the Zeya - Bureya level, at the foothills of the Little Hinggan Mountains in the Far East of Russia, about 210 km ( air line) southeast of the Oblasthauptstadt Blagoveshchensk. Not far east of the village flows the same Amur Creek Archara.

Archara is the administrative center of the homonymous Rajons Archara.


The site was developed in connection with the construction of Amureisenbahn of Kuenga far Sretensk in Transbaikalia to Khabarovsk, in 1911 as a named after the nearby river station was built with associated settlement ..

In 1950, the status of an urban-type settlement was awarded.


Note: Census data

Economy and infrastructure

The Archara station of the Trans-Siberian Railway ( Route 8080 km from Moscow) is since 1959 the border station between the regional railway administrations Trans-Baikal Railway and the Far East Railway - the station itself belongs to the latter. In addition to the incurred in this connection factories of rail transport ( locomotive depot ) are available in Archara companies in the food industry, process the product of the surrounding agricultural area.

The new trassierte highway M58 " Amur ", part of the Trans-Siberian rail link runs, a few kilometers north-east of the village.