Cherdynsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Perm Krai, Russia; one of the thirty-three in the krai. Municipally, it is incorporated as Cherdynsky Municipal District. It is located in the north and northeast of the krai and borders with the Komi Republic in the north, Krasnovishersky District in the east, Solikamsky District in the south, Kosinsky District in the southwest, and with Gaynsky District in the west. The area of the district is 20,872 square kilometers (8,059 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Cherdyn. Population: 24,568 (2010 Census); 35,152 (2002 Census); 40,688 (1989 Census). The population of Cherdyn accounts for 20.0% of the district's total population.