346000, Rostov region, village Chertkovo, Petrovskogo st,. 115.
Phone number: (86317) 4-17-22.
Chertkovskiy district is situated to the northwest of Rostov region, 320 km away from Rostov-on-Don. To the west the district territory boarders with Ukraine, to the north – with Voronezh region, to the east – with Verkhnedonskiy, Kasharskiy and Millerovskiy districts of Rostov region.
The district administrative center is village Chertkovo, located at the Russian-Ukrainian state boarder, the boarding line passes through one of the village streets. On the other side of the state boarder lies the Ukrainian village Melovoe, of the Lugansk region.
The distance from village Chertkovo to the nearest towns of Rostov region is – to Millerovo – 86 km, to Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy – 160 km, to Donetsk – 187 km.
The distance from the district administrative center to the regional centers of Volgograd and Krasnodar is 484 km and 566 km correspondingly, to Moscow – 863 km.
The village Chertkovo foundation was connected with the southern branch of the South-Eastern Railway construction at the boarder of the Don Army region and the Kharkov province. The railway station was founded August 14, 1869, and named after the Don Cossack Army ataman Michael Ivanovich Chertkov.
The district main trade is agriculture, represented by 40 agricultural and cattle breeding enterprises. The soil is mainly southern black earth. The district territory is rich in clay, send, stone and detritus mineral resources. The regional natural preserves such as Balka Egorova, Balka Yasnevaya, Zhuravskiy preserve, with the area of 12 thousand hectares, are located within the district territory.
The district territory is crossed by the federal highway M-4 “Don”, the distance from the highway to village Chertkovo is 35 km. Besides, the district territory is covered by regional motorways “M-4 “Don” - Chertkovo” and “M-4 “Don” – Meshkovskaya - Kazanskaya”.
The railway station Chertkovo, on the line “Rostov - Voronezh - Moscow”, is located 901 km away from the Kazanskiy terminal in Moscow and 325 km away from the Rostov-on-Don terminal.
The Russian-Ukrainian state boarder lies directly behind the station railway lines.
The distance from the village Chertkovo to the Rostov-on-Don river port and airport is 320 km, to the Taganrog and Azov seaports – 327 km and 361 km correspondingly.
The district social sphere institutions are represented by 35 secondary schools, over 25 libraries, 26 rural cultural clubs. The agricultural trade school was established in the district since 1978.
The Chertkovskiy district is known for many famous citizens, such as the first “Pravda” newspaper’s editor N.N. Zamyatin, the vice-president of the USSR Academy of Science A.V. Sidorenko, candidate of medical science E.S. Dontsov; Heroes of the USSR – V.I. Korobkin, I.M. Udovichenko, M.I. Bykovskiy, I.P. Saranu, G.I. Chagovets, N.G. Ulitin, A.V. Florenko.