Essentuki - a city in the Stavropol Territory of the Russian Federation. Forms urban district "resort town of Yessentuki." Since 1992, it has been the administrative center of the specially protected eco-resort region of the Caucasian Mineral Waters and the location of the CMS administration. Since 2006 - a resort of federal significance. Located five kilometers from Pyatigorsk. The population of the city is 110,000 people.