Spa town in Russia
Yessentuki is a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, located at the base of the Caucasus Mountains. The city serves as a railway station in the Mineralnye Vody—Kislovodsk branch, and is located 43 kilometers (27 mi) southwest of Mineralnye Vody and 17 kilometers (11 mi) west of Pyatigorsk. It is considered the cultural capital of Russia's Greek population and even today towards ten percent of its population is of Greek descent.
Yessentuki is a well-known resort town that forms the city district of Yessentuki Resort of Stavropol Krai. The population of Yessentuki was 102 269 people (as of 2013).