The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, center of Arkhara Raion, Amur Oblast, RSFSR. Station on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Population, 9,400 (1969). Arkhara has a butter factory and a brewery.
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