Yelets is a city in Russia, the administrative center of the Yeletsky district of the Lipetsk region. It is a city of regional subordination, within the boundaries of which a municipal formation is formed urban district Elets city. It is located 78 km west of Lipetsk. Located on the banks of the river Fast Sosny at the confluence of the Yelchik river. The population of the city is 105,000 people.