The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
urban-type settlement in Shilka Raion, Chita Oblast, RSFSR. Located 6 km from the Kholbon railroad station (on the Siberian main line) and 25 km west of Nerchinsk, Arbagar had a population of 4,200 in 1968. Lignite is mined here.
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