Noworaitschichinsk (Russian Новорайчихинск ) is an urban-type settlement in the Amur Oblast (Russia) with 2143 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).


The settlement site is located 150 km east-southeast of the crow Oblastverwaltungszentrums Blagoveshchensk and well 10 km west of Raitschichinsk in the hill country, which limits the Zeya - Bureya level in the east. It is located on the right bank of the Kiwda, a right tributary of the Bureya.

Noworaitschichinsk part of the urban district of Progress and is the administrative seat of the urban-type settlement Progress, less than 10 km in a north- western direction.


The town was founded in 1946 in Raitschichinsker coal mining area as a miner settlement. In 1956 he received the status of an urban-type settlement. The name means " New Raitschichinsk " and refers to the Established in 1932 and owning since 1944 city law Raitschichinsk. Since its peak in the 1940s to 1960s, the coal mining industry experienced a steady decline, especially from the beginning of the 1990s, and as a result, the population of the town declined significantly. After Noworaitschichinsk was initially placed under the administration of the City Soviet Raitschichinsk, it was spun off as part of the administrative reform in Russia 2005 Progress in a separate urban district.


Note: Census data


Southwest of the village leads the regional road R461 Blagoveshchensk - past Nowobureiski - Raitschichinsk - Progress. When you place the station Vostochny Otrog was on a disused and dismantled in the 1990s branch line ( freight only ), the Progress in the track Bureya (on the Trans-Siberian Railway ) - teed Raitschichinsk.