In place of Kirovsk, an estate Kocherichi of the Kocherichi small administrative district of the Bobruisk District existed. In the year 1934 a village Kirovsk was founded in place of the former farms. On the 12th of February, the Kirovsk district was created.
Nowadays Kirovsk is a modern well-equipped town with the population of about 9 thousand people. The industrial potential is represented by 6 enterprises. The most important ones are the following: "The Kirovsk creamery factory" Open Joint-Stock Company, "The Kirovsk-flax" Open Joint-Stock Company, "The Kirovsk Regional Agroindustrial Technical Supply" Open Joint-Stock Company.
In the village Zhilichi of the Kirovsk Region a Zhilichi palace, park ensemble, has been created, an architectural monument of the XVIII— XIX cc, the centre of the collective farm "Rassvet" named in honour of K. P. Orlovsky — one of the experimental and model villages of Belarus.
Guide to towns and district centers of Republic of Belarus. A.V. Varivonchik [etc.]