Kirzhach District Department of Culture
The administrative center is the town of Kirzhach.
Kirzhach district is located on the valleys of the Klinsk-Dmitrovsky range, surrounded from the south and east by wide forests.
Known for the fact that on March 27, 1968 near the town of Kirzhach during a training flight the world's first cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, died. A memorial to the legendary cosmonaut pilot is located at the site of the tragedy.