Amursk, Russia



Amursk is a city in Russia, the administrative center of the Amur District of the Khabarovsk Territory. Amursk was founded on June 19, 1958.



Amur City Museum of Local Lore
Hall dedicated to the life of the first Russian settlers.
Botanical garden, the only one in the Khabarovsk Territory. Founded in 1988. Contains 1500 plant species. The excursion flow is 15 thousand visitors a year.
Amur City Museum of Local Lore, founded in 1972.
The central estate of the reserve "Bologna".

Botanical Garden
Cinema "Youth".
Palace of Culture.
Krokhalev Island is a protected island on the river, located opposite the beach.
"Amur city arboretum"


Getting here

By plane
The nearest airport is Khurba, located between Amursk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

By train
The nearest railway station Mylki of the Far Eastern Railway is located 11 km from the city (line Khabarovsk - Volochaevka II - Komsomolsk-on-Amur). A city bus runs from the station to Amursk.

By car
From Khabarovsk to Komsomolsk-on-Amur, then to Amursk.

By bus
Intercity bus service to Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, from the village. Elban. There is a bus station in Amursk (Pionerskaya st.).

Suburban "dacha" routes.

On the ship
The city stands on the left bank of the Amur River. Unfortunately, in the 2010s, cruise ships and Meteors do not enter Amursk.

River taxi to the village of Voznesenskoye, Amur region. If the traveler wants to experience the “thrill” of sailing along the Amur, which is often stormy, he can ride to the right bank, about 15 km one way. Expensive as river taxis are private.


Local transport

City bus traffic is intense, the buses are spacious.
Various taxi services.
There are practically no "traffic jams" in Amursk.



The main stores are located on Pobedy Avenue (grocery: "Samberi", "Rainbow"; industrial: shopping center "Irina"); Komsomolsky prospect (food: No. 28, 31, "777", "Amba"; industrial: "Atlant", "Pallada").


Precautionary measures

Amursk, compared to Komsomolsk, is a calm and quite safe city.

In the 1970s - 1980s. Amursk was a city of "chemists" - prisoners on parole who served the rest of their sentences at enterprises and construction sites of the national economy. It was not safe to walk the streets in the evening. Since the 1990s the buildings of the special commandant's offices and the former dormitories of the "chemists" are abandoned.

The climate of Amursk is no different from Komsomolsk-on-Amur. In winter, dress well.



The city is located in the northeast of the Middle Amur lowland, on the left bank of the Amur, more precisely, at the intersection of its left-bank channels of the Old Amur, Padalinskaya, Galbon and Sandinskaya, 328 km north of Khabarovsk, 45 km south of Komsomolsk-on-Amur. In fact, his industrial satellite. The city stretches along the Sandinsky channel for 14 km and consists of two almost equal districts.



In 1958, the construction of a tent camp for the first builders began in the village of Padali-Vostochnoye (the original name of Amursk), where young people arrived on vouchers from the Khabarovsk Regional Committee of the Komsomol for the construction of the Komsomolsk Pulp and Cardboard Mill.

In September 1960, the Central Committee of the Komsomol announced the construction of the Amur pulp and cardboard mill and Amursk as an All-Union shock Komsomol construction site. In 1962, the village of Amursk became a regional center. In 1973, by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, the working village of Amursk was transformed into a city of regional subordination. In 1983, the furniture factory of the Amur Timber Industry Complex was put into operation. In the early 1990s, the plant became known as the Amur Furniture and Woodworking Plant.



Amur Hydrometallurgical Plant (AGMK LLC), owned by Polymetal, the main task is the further processing using autoclave technology (for the first time in Russia) of flotation concentrates from the Albazino, Polina Osipenko and Mayskoye deposits to produce gold.
Plant for the manufacture of cartridges "Vympel".
A plant for the production of peeled veneer, managed by one of the enterprises of the timber industry holding RFP Group, OAO Dallesprom. (Works and actively recruits employees)



Electricity and heat energy for the city is generated by the Amurskaya CHPP.



The main object of environmental problems in the city was the Amur Pulp and Cardboard Plant, which went bankrupt in 2003; after the dismantling of its workshops in 2012, the environmental situation in Amursk stabilized.

Regional Khabarovsk youth ecological public organization "ECHO".
LLC Regional Ecological Center for Demercurization.
Seven schools, of which one is elementary
Seven kindergartens
Amur Polytechnic College
Children and Youth Sports School
Center of creativity "Temp"
Children and Youth Center "Youth of Russia"
Children's music school
Children's Art School
Art school
NNUDO "Linguistic School"
NUDO "School of Foreign Languages" Loza ""



Mobile communication operators MTS, Beeline, MegaFon, Yota operate in the city.
Internet providers - SAT-DV LLC and Dalsvyaz (entered into Rostelecom).


Radio and TV

Radio stations Love Radio and Retro FM broadcast in Amursk.
Digital and cable TV - Takt LLC, Dalsvyaz, SAT-DV LLC. Two local channels broadcast in the city: "AMV" and TRK "Amursk"



Since 2005, the regional closed festival of children's and youth films and television "Hit of the season" has been held



The average annual temperature is -0.2 °C
The average annual air humidity is 72%.
The average annual wind speed is 3.1 m/s.

The city of Amursk is equated with the regions of the Far North, although it lies at the latitude of Kyiv. The city is located in the temperate zone. The climate is continental with monsoonal outlines. Winters are cold and even harsh, with low snow cover, usually not exceeding half a meter. Summer is very warm (even hot in June) and quite rainy. The monsoon starts from the beginning of July and ends by the beginning of September, at this time there are often showers with thunderstorms. Climatic summer (with an average daily temperature above +15 C°) begins in early June and ends in early September. A stable snow cover is formed after 10 November. Snow begins to melt abundantly in early April, but snowfall is possible throughout the month. They are also possible even at the beginning of May.



Children and Youth Sports School, more than 10 sections: swimming, volleyball, basketball, boxing, powerlifting, fencing, football. Near the Youth Sports School is the stadium "Youth".
School "Youth"
District public organization "Kyokushinkai karate-do".
Center for tourism and excursions: rock climbing, orienteering
More than 20 sports tournaments and competitions are held annually in the city.

School No. 3 students are gold (2018) and silver (2019) winners of the regional Presidential sports competitions.

In 2018, the sports festival "I love Amursk Sportivny" was established in the city. Famous Russian athletes came to the city to hold master classes and tournaments: Dmitry Sychev, Petr Samoylenko.